Re: [dev] [dwm] systray in upstream dwm?

From: Calvin Morrison <>
Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2012 13:59:01 -0400

On 5 April 2012 13:31, Anselm R Garbe <> wrote:
> On 4 April 2012 22:29, Jan Christoph Ebersbach <> wrote:
>> What needs to be done to get the systray patch upstream into dwm? Is there
>> any chance of getting it upstream or is it a total no go?
> It is a total no go. It is even questionable that dwm contains a
> status text area. There are tools like dzen for this instead.
> I think it is very fair for those who need this functionality to have
> it available as a patch.
> Cheers,
> Anselm

I concur.

Just because dwm provides a small panel doesn't mean it should work
like other panels. Would openbox have a built in system tray? would
kwin have a system tray? no. these are things implemented by different

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