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Name

apt-extracttemplates

Synopsis

apt-extracttemplates [options] files

Extract configuration scripts and templates from the specified Debian package files. For each specified file, a line of output is generated with the following information:

package version template-file config-script

and the template files and configuration scripts are written to the directory specified with -t or --temp-dir, or by the configuration option APT::ExtractTemplates::TempDir. The filenames are in the form package.template.xxxx and package.config.xxxx.

Options

-c file, --config-file=file

Specify a configuration file to be read after the default configuration file.

-h, --help

Print help message and exit.

-o, --option

Set a configuration option. Syntax is -o group::tool=option.

-t dir, --tempdir=dir

Write the extracted template files and configuration scripts to the specified directory. The configuration option is APT::ExtractTemplates::TempDir.

-v, --version

Print the version information and exit.

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