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I want to configure my application for the first time soon after I install it. In debian folder of my application generated by dh_make I found postinst.ex. If this is the file I am looking for then where should I add post install code. There are 3 case blocks, configure, abort-upgrade|abort-remove|abort-deconfigure and *.

the line I want to run post install is

$(MY_APPLICATION_NAME) -i

What are the global variables available in postinst.ex script? I am looking for a variable something like $(MY_APLLICATION_NAME)

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