dh_installsystemduser(1) — Linux manual page



NAME         top

       dh_installsystemduser - install systemd unit files

SYNOPSIS         top

       dh_installsystemduser [debhelper options] [--no-enable]
       [--name=name] [unit file ...]

DESCRIPTION         top

       dh_installsystemduser finds the systemd user instance service
       files installed by a package and generates preinst, postinst, and
       prerm code blocks for enabling, disabling, starting, stopping,
       and restarting the corresponding systemd user instance services,
       when the package is installed, updated, or removed. These
       snippets are added to the maintainer scripts by dh_installdeb(1).

       deb-systemd-helper(1) is used to enable and disable the systemd
       units, thus it is not necessary that the machine actually runs
       systemd during package installation time, enabling happens on all

       dh_installsystemduser operates on all user instance unit files
       installed by a package. For only generating blocks for specific
       unit files, pass them as arguments. Specific unit files can be
       excluded from processing using the -X common debhelper(1) option.

FILES         top

       debian/package.user.path, debian/package@.user.path,
       debian/package.user.service, debian/package@.user.service,
       debian/package.user.socket, debian/package@.user.socket,
       debian/package.user.target, debian/package@.user.target,
       debian/package.user.timer, debian/package@.user.timer
           If any of those files exists, they are installed into
           usr/lib/systemd/user/ in the package build directory removing
           the .user file name part.

OPTIONS         top

           Install the service file as name.service instead of the
           default filename package.service. When this parameter is
           used, dh_installsystemd looks for and installs files named
           debian/package.name.user.service instead of the usual
           debian/package.user.service.  Moreover, maintainer scripts
           are only generated for units that match the given name.

           Disable the service(s) on purge, but do not enable them on

NOTES         top

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

SEE ALSO         top

       debhelper(7), dh_installsystemd(1), deb-systemd-helper(1)

AUTHORS         top


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