[arch-dev-public] ANNOUNCEMENT: pacman hooks

Thorsten Töpper atsutane at freethoughts.de
Wed Mar 23 08:29:05 UTC 2016

On Wed, 23 Mar 2016 13:30:45 +1000
Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:

> Hi all,
- snip -
> --DRAFT--
> Required update to pacman-5.0.1 before 2016-04-17
> The release of pacman-5.0 bought support for transactional hooks.
> These will allow us to (e.g.) run font cache updates a single time
> during an update rather than after each font package.  This will both
> speed up the update process, but also reduce packaging burden for the
> Developers and Trusted Users.
> In order for the use of hooks to be started, we require all users to
> have updated to at least pacman-5.0.1 before 2016-04-23. Pacman-5.0.1
> was released on 2016-02-23, so this will have given everyone two
> months to update their system.
> Comments?
> Allan

Hi Allan,

looks good except for the date. April 17 or 23? Probably the latter.

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