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Re: How to run a script on system shutdown/reboot

From: Unstable Horse
Subject: Re: How to run a script on system shutdown/reboot
Date: Sat, 01 Jul 2023 12:09:29 +0200
User-agent: Evolution 3.48.3 (by

On Sat, 2023-07-01 at 14:54 +0530, James Thomas wrote:
> What I'd gleaned when I looked into this a while ago:
> These functions are in elogind, whose hook directories are:
> (PKGSYSCONFDIR = PREFIX/etc/elogind)/system-shutdown
> (rootlibexecdir = (rootprefixdir = PREFIX)/lib/elogind)/system-
> shutdown
> As of then both these directories pointed to the store build. I
> remember trying to figure out whether to patch the package definition
> or elogind itself, before I moved on to other things.

Thanks for the reply, I ended up solving my particular problem by
spinning up a python script shepherd service that monitors elogind for
shutdown and sleep events via D-Bus.

I've seen other people solve the same problem by creating a dummy
"sleep infinity" shepherd service, and then adding the code they want
to run on shutdown in the service's destructor (but this doesn't handle
sleep). Like this:

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