Is it possible to run a script after a package is updated? I have Anki use a custom config folder (~/.anki instead of the default ~/Anki) and every time Anki updates it reverts back to the default folder. It's not such a burden to make a script that fixes this and run it manually after every update, but it would be nice if it worked automatically. So is there any way to monitor what pacman updates and run a script after it updates a certain package?
Take a look at the gummiboot service file...
https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Gu … _on_update
If you're modifying a config file to change this, and pacman is overwriting it, consider adding the config file to pacman's NoUpgrade array in pacman.conf (man pacman.conf for details). If you feel that lots of people would benefit from this file being exempt from the upgrade process, file a bug report/feature request, and the maintainer may make the change in the package itself.
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@jasonwryan Interesting, I didn't realize it was so easy to monitor file changes. I'll try this out when I get some spare time.
@WorMzy It's not a config file, Anki is written in Python so I'm just editing the script for the default directory.