Re: [dev] Re: dwm rules do not check window's first class

From: Connor Lane Smith <>
Date: Mon, 2 Jan 2012 18:42:19 +0000


On 2 January 2012 10:45, James Campos <> wrote:
> Ah, thank you. I'd like to request better documentation, then - the st man
> page states that the -c switch "defines the window class", but this class
> doesn't match up with dwm's rules class parameter.

Yeah, that's true. st's '-c' flag defines the *instance* name, not the
class name. Technically, POSIX applications should use the '-name'
flag to set this -- see ICCCM [1] -- not '-c', which doesn't
really make sense when it isn't setting the class anyway. Could an st
developer fix this?


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