[pacman-dev] [PATCH v2] alpm-hooks.5: include more information on hook files

Eli Schwartz eschwartz at archlinux.org
Thu Jul 19 04:20:02 UTC 2018

On 06/22/2018 12:16 PM, Jouke Witteveen wrote:

> +Hooks are read from files located in the system hook directory
> ++{datarootdir}/libalpm/hooks+, and additional custom directories.  Additional
> +directories are specified linkman:pacman.conf[5].  The default additional
> +directory is +{sysconfdir}/pacman.d/hooks+.  Hook file names are required to
> +have the suffix ".hook".  Hooks are run in alphabetical order of their file
> +name, where the ordering ignores the suffix.

Currently the wording is quite awkward and includes much use of

Maybe this would be better as:

and additional custom directories specified in linkman:pacman.conf[5]
(defaulting to +{sysconfdir}/pacman.d/hooks+).

Eli Schwartz
Bug Wrangler and Trusted User

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