[arch-general] pacman and hooks

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Tue Feb 2 22:51:16 UTC 2016

Doug Newgard writes:

> On Tue, 02 Feb 2016 23:25:58 +0100
> Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote:
>> Stefan Tatschner writes:
>> > On 01.02.2016 23:05, Magnus Therning wrote:  
>> >> Is there more information about this feature available somewhere?  
>> >
>> > $ man 5 alpm-hooks  
>> Excellent. I also found this https://github.com/andrewgregory/pachooks.
>> I'm guessing that link contains one erroneos bit of information though,
>> the location of the hooks. Since `pacman` includes the dir
>> `/usr/share/libalpm/hooks/` I'm guessing that's where hooks should go,
>> right? (It could be a nice touch to put a README file there ;)
>> /M
> That's where packages should put hooks, not users/admins.

Ah, so admins should put site-specific hooks in the locations mentioned
in at the link above?


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