[pacman-dev] [PATCH v3] alpm-hooks.5: include more information on hook files

Jouke Witteveen j.witteveen at gmail.com
Wed Jul 25 16:53:03 UTC 2018

This is a follow-up to my hook sorting patch. It incorporates the
suggestions by Eli Schwartz for less awkward wording.

The phrase 'the default is' is common in pacman(8) and pacman.conf(5).

 doc/alpm-hooks.5.asciidoc | 8 ++++++--
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/alpm-hooks.5.asciidoc b/doc/alpm-hooks.5.asciidoc
index 1d19f96e..e6b0129d 100644
--- a/doc/alpm-hooks.5.asciidoc
+++ b/doc/alpm-hooks.5.asciidoc
@@ -30,9 +30,13 @@ DESCRIPTION
 libalpm provides the ability to specify hooks to run before or after
 transactions based on the packages and/or files being modified.  Hooks consist
 of a single '[Action]' section describing the action to be run and one or more
-'[Trigger]' section describing which transactions it should be run for. Hook
+'[Trigger]' section describing which transactions it should be run for.
+Hooks are read from files located in the system hook directory
++{datarootdir}/libalpm/hooks+, and additional custom directories specified in
+linkman:pacman.conf[5] (the default is +{sysconfdir}/pacman.d/hooks+).  The
 file names are required to have the suffix ".hook".  Hooks are run in
-alphabetical order of their file name.
+alphabetical order of their file name, where the ordering ignores the suffix.

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