dh_installdeb - install files into the DEBIAN directory
is a debhelper program that is responsible for installing
files into the DEBIAN
directories in package build directories with the
- These maintainer scripts are installed into the DEBIAN directory.
Inside the scripts, the token #DEBHELPER# is replaced with shell
script snippets generated by other debhelper commands.
- These control files are installed into the DEBIAN directory.
- This control file will be installed into the DEBIAN directory.
In v3 compatibility mode and higher, all files in the etc/ directory
in a package will automatically be flagged as conffiles by this program,
so there is no need to list them manually here.
- Lines in this file correspond to dpkg-maintscript-helper(1)
commands and parameters. Any shell metacharacters will be escaped, so
arbitrary shell code cannot be inserted here. For example, a line such as
"mv_conffile /etc/oldconffile /etc/newconffile" will insert
maintainer script snippets into all maintainer scripts sufficient to move
This program is a part of debhelper.
Joey Hess <email@example.com>