[arch-dev-public] ANNOUNCEMENT: pacman hooks

Johannes Löthberg johannes at kyriasis.com
Thu Mar 24 10:22:26 UTC 2016

On 23/03, Thorsten Töpper wrote:
>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.
>> --END DRAFT--
>> Comments?
>> Allan
>Hi Allan,
>looks good except for the date. April 17 or 23? Probably the latter.

He did say April the 23rd though?

  Johannes Löthberg
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