[pacman-dev] Potential bug in alpm-hooks; fix provided

Andrew Gregory andrew.gregory.8 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 2 18:27:56 UTC 2017

On 01/02/17 at 07:20pm, git at stefan-klinger.de wrote:
> On 2017-Jan-02, Andrew Gregory wrote with possible deletions:
> > On 01/02/17 at 05:10pm, Stefan Klinger wrote:
> > > I've noticed that exactly one `Exec` directive is allowed in
> > > alpm-hooks(5).  Instead, multiple occurrences are silently
> > > ignored.
> > > I think raising an error would be best
> > 
> > Multiple "assignments" are not going away.  Triggers can have multiple
> > Targets and forcing people to cram them all on one line is a terrible
> > idea.  This is also how multi-value options in pacman's configuration
> > are parsed.
> Ok, if that actually is usual behavior in ini-style files, so be it.
> Could we print a warning if information is lost by reassigning Exec?
> I have updated my proposal [1] accordingly.
> > > ____________________
> > > [1] https://github.com/s5k6/pacman/tree/fix-hook-exec

As I said before, I have no real opinion one way or the other about
issuing a warning/error on overwriting single-value options, so I'll
leave that to Allan.  If you want your patch to actually be reviewed,
though, you need to submit it to this list with `git send-email`.


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