Patching PVE on update


Mar 13, 2021
I have a small patch for PVE (adds a 10 minute timeout to booting VMs during backup), which I have been manually applying and re-applying after each PVE update.

The re-applying is getting a bit tedious, so I was wondering if anyone might have suggestions on how to save this patch for auto-application whenever PVE gets updated?
You can create an APT hook that automatically runs your patch routing. Create a file in /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/<yourname>:

DPkg::Post-Invoke {"/usr/bin/test -e </path/to/your/> && </path/to/your/> || true" ; };

In your command you then can check if you need to apply your patch and then apply it (or not).


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