[aur-general] installing files for a specific user

Philipp hollunder at lavabit.com
Fri Apr 23 11:41:29 CEST 2010

Excerpts from Hubert Grzeskowiak's message of 2010-04-23 02:35:18 +0200:
> > Hi,
> > I wonder whether it's possible to install files for a user
> > automatically. Sometimes it would be appropriate to create user specific
> > files instead of or in addition to the system wide files.
> > I wonder whether this is possible and how. I guess it would at least
> > require a post-install hook in the install file but that's as far as my
> > guess goes.
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > Philipp
> The only way to do that is writing a globally installed script that copies or
> downloads required files into $HOME.
> That's because the whole packaging system is made with root permissions in
> mind. For user-space packages there are other systems, independent of pacman's.

That's what I feared. Guess I'll stick to post-install messages then.

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