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NAME         top

       dh_installmenu - install Debian menu files into package build

SYNOPSIS         top

       dh_installmenu [debhelper options] [-n]

DESCRIPTION         top

       dh_installmenu is a debhelper program that is responsible for
       installing files used by the Debian menu package into package build

       It also automatically generates the postinst and postrm commands
       needed to interface with the Debian menu package. These commands are
       inserted into the maintainer scripts by dh_installdeb(1).

FILES         top

           Debian menu files, installed into usr/share/menu/package in the
           package build directory. See menufile(5) for its format.

           Debian menu method files, installed into etc/menu-methods/package
           in the package build directory.

OPTIONS         top

       -n, --no-scripts
           Do not modify postinst/postrm scripts.

SEE ALSO         top

       debhelper(7) update-menus(1) menufile(5)

       This program is a part of debhelper.

AUTHOR         top

       Joey Hess <>

COLOPHON         top

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