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NAME

       dh_installinit - install init scripts into package build directories

SYNOPSIS

       dh_installinit [debhelper options] [--name=name] [-n] [-R] [-r] [-d]
       [-- params]

DESCRIPTION

       dh_installinit is a debhelper program that is responsible for
       installing init scripts and associated defaults files into package
       build directories.

       It also automatically generates the postinst and postrm and prerm
       commands needed to set up the symlinks in /etc/rc*.d/ and to start and
       stop the init scripts.

       If a file named debian/package.init exists, then it is installed into
       etc/init.d/package in the package build directory, with "package"
       replaced by the package name.

       If a file named debian/package.default exists, then it is installed
       into etc/default/package in the package build directory, with "package"
       replaced by the package name.

OPTIONS

       -n, --noscripts
           Do not modify postinst/postrm/prerm scripts.

       -o, --onlyscripts
           Only modify postinst/postrm/prerm scripts, do not actually install
           any init script or default files. May be useful if the init script
           is shipped and/or installed by upstream in a way that doesn’t make
           it easy to let dh_installinit find it.

       -R, --restart-after-upgrade
           Do not stop the init script until after the package upgrade has
           been completed. This is different than the default behavior, which
           stops the script in the prerm, and starts it again in the postinst.

           This can be useful for daemons that should not have a possibly long
           downtime during upgrade. But you should make sure that the daemon
           will not get confused by the package being upgraded while it’s
           running before using this option.

       -r, --no-restart-on-upgrade
           Do not stop init script on upgrade.

       --no-start
           Do not start the init script on install or upgrade, or stop it on
           removal.  Only call update-rc.d. Useful for rcS scripts.

       -d, --remove-d
           Remove trailing "d" from the name of the package, and use the
           result for the filename the init script is installed as in
           etc/init.d/ , and the default file is installed as in etc/default/
           . This may be useful for daemons with names ending in "d". (Note:
           this takes precedence over the --init-script parameter described
           below.)

       -uparams --update-rcd-params=params
       -- params
           Pass "params" to update-rc.d(8). If not specified, "defaults" will
           be passed to update-rc.d(8).

       --name=name
           Install the init script (and default file) using the filename name
           instead of the default filename, which is the package name. When
           this parameter is used, dh_installinit looks for and installs files
           named debian/package.name.init and debian/package.name.default,
           instead of the usual debian/package.init and
           debian/package.default.

       --init-script=scriptname
           Use "scriptname" as the filename the init script is installed as in
           etc/init.d/ (and also use it as the filename for the defaults file,
           if it is installed). If you use this parameter, dh_installinit will
           look to see if a file in the debian/ directory exists that looks
           like "package.scriptname" and if so will install it as the init
           script in preference to the files it normally installs.

           This parameter is deprecated, use the --name parameter instead.

       --error-handler=function
           Call the named shell function if running the init script fails. The
           function should be provided in the prerm and postinst scripts,
           before the #DEBHELPER# token.

NOTES

       Note that this command is not idempotent. dh_prep(1) should be called
       between invocations of this command. Otherwise, it may cause multiple
       instances of the same text to be added to maintainer scripts.

SEE ALSO

       debhelper(7)

       This program is a part of debhelper.

AUTHOR

       Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>