[arch-dev-public] Hooks!

Ike Devolder ike.devolder at gmail.com
Fri Apr 29 12:55:45 UTC 2016

On Fri, Apr 29, 2016 at 10:49:06AM +0200, Florian Pritz wrote:
> On 29.04.2016 10:20, Ike Devolder wrote:
> >> How about a hook that rebuilds kernel initramfs images? Something like:
> >> 
> > It only benefits one package, so seems pointless to move it in hooks. If
> > you have custom kernels installed you must run mkinitcpio anyway for all
> > of them.
> The current way of running mkinitcpio in the install scriptlet is
> broken. Some package that may be included in the initramfs might get
> updated after the script runs so their files in the initramfs may be the
> old versions. This has happened before and the only way to properly fix
> it is by using a hook to run the command at the very end of the update
> process. This is not pointless.
> Florian

You are correct. So every kernel package must provide it's own hook just
like every kernel package now has this in its install.

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