Re: [dev] dmenu_path rewrite in C

From: Connor Lane Smith <>
Date: Wed, 19 May 2010 12:36:27 +0000

On 19/05/2010, Elmo Todurov <> wrote:
> Well, that's the style I'm used to. I tried to find the style
> guidelines, but the only thing I found is
> which is pretty thoroughly unhelpful.

Yeah, that page is sort of lacking. What I did is just read dmenu.c a
lot. fwiw the style used for dmenu is almost identical to K&R.

> It will never become "simple" -- making that uniq() work right can never
> be as simple as piping data to uniq the program.

I meant as simple as the current script's C cousin can be. Still, it
might be naturally complex, in which case I'd argue for keeping the
shell version...

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