[pacman-dev] alpm-hooks: OVERRIDING HOOKS

Andrew Gregory andrew.gregory.8 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 17 22:43:58 UTC 2018

On 03/17/18 at 10:36pm, Sean Enck wrote:
> If you read the "man alpm-hooks" it alludes to a priority-based directory
> overriding behavior. But the directory/priority queue for when hooks are
> loaded isn't stated [0]
> Some quick searching indicates: "/etc/pacman.d/hooks" [1] is (at least one
> example) place that will override "/usr/share/libalpm/hooks".
> The directories/priorities should be enumerated in the docs. Even if this
> is enumerated in another doc page somewhere, since the behavior really
> _matters_ in alpm-hooks it should probably be at least re-enumerated here
> if not become the source-of-record for this information.
> --Sean
> [0] https://www.archlinux.org/pacman/alpm-hooks.5.html
> [1] https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/User:Allan/Pacman_Hooks

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