dh_installinitramfs(1) — Linux manual page



NAME         top

       dh_installinitramfs - install initramfs hooks and setup

SYNOPSIS         top

       dh_installinitramfs [debhelper options] [-n]

DESCRIPTION         top

       dh_installinitramfs is a debhelper program that is responsible
       for installing Debian package provided initramfs hooks.

       If dh_installinitramfs installs or detects one or more initramfs
       hooks in the package, then it also automatically generates the
       noawait trigger update-initframfs command needed to interface
       with the Debian initramfs system.  This trigger is inserted into
       the packaging by dh_installdeb(1).

FILES         top

           Assumed to be an initramfs hook that will be installed into
           usr/share/initramfs-tools/hooks/package in the package build
           directory. See HOOK SCRIPTS in initramfs-tools(8) for more
           information about initramfs hooks.

OPTIONS         top

       -n, --no-scripts
           Do not add the update-initramfs trigger even if it seems like
           the package might need it.  The option is called --no-scripts
           for historical reasons as dh_installinitramfs would
           previously generate maintainer scripts that called update-
           initramfs -u.

           Use this option, if you need to interface with the update-
           initramfs system that is not satisfied by the noawait trigger
           (e.g. because you need the extra guarantees and head-aches of
           a await trigger).

NOTES         top

       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 triggers

SEE ALSO         top

       debhelper(7) update-initramfs(8) initramfs-tools(8)

       This program is a part of debhelper.

AUTHOR         top

       Niels Thykier <niels@thykier.net>

COLOPHON         top

       This page is part of the debhelper (helper programs for
       debian/rules) project.  Information about the project can be
       found at [unknown -- if you know, please contact man-
       pages@man7.org] If you have a bug report for this manual page,
       send it to submit@bugs.debian.org.  This page was obtained from
       the project's upstream Git repository
       ⟨https://salsa.debian.org/debian/debhelper.git⟩ on 2021-04-01.
       (At that time, the date of the most recent commit that was found
       in the repository was 2021-03-06.)  If you discover any rendering
       problems in this HTML version of the page, or you believe there
       is a better or more up-to-date source for the page, or you have
       corrections or improvements to the information in this COLOPHON
       (which is not part of the original manual page), send a mail to

13.0.1                         2020-05-16         DH_INSTALLINITRAMFS(1)

Pages that refer to this page: debhelper(7)