Error during update: execv failed, but update works

Following error after today’s update. Still works, so I can’t see what the problem is (snippet from running sudo pacman -Syyu):

(5/8) Inform user to reboot after certain system package upgrades.
call to execv failed (No such file or directory)
error: command failed to execute correctly
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Thanks for reporting! :slight_smile:
Looks like a pacman hook is not working properly. But probably doesn’t hurt other than giving that message.
I’ll look into it later this week.

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BTW, which version of eos-update-notifier you have installed?

    pacman -Q eos-update-notifier

None, actually. But it didn’t give an error before today… I am running completely without update notifiers (no eos-update-notifier, no pamac). I just subscribe to the Arch CSS feed to warn things that need manual intervention and update 2–3 times a week.

You might have leftovers from the previous install of eos-update-notifier.
In that case please check files


They are included in package eos-update-notifier and they should be removed if you don’t have the package installed.


i found /etc/pacman.d/hooks/eos-reboot-required.hook. All the rest had been removed using -Rns, apparently.

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You’re the Best. I removed the hook and now works perfectly!