Re: [dev] Plan9port and wmiirc?

From: Tom Kazimiers <>
Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2009 11:34:22 +0200

Thanks for your answers.
Well, I created a symlink called „rc.wmii“ to wmiirc. I tryed to specify
the -r parameter (my wmii executable tells me to use that) in my
„wmii.desktop“ file (Xsessions), but this did not work, but I think X is
to blame

Kris Maglione wrote:
> It actually specifies both. wmii -v is correct.
> On 2009-09-28, KIMURA Masaru <> wrote:
>> 2009/9/29 Kris Maglione <>:
>>> On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 11:25:24AM +0200, Tom Kazimiers wrote:
>>>> sfme days ago, I started using wmii. I made my first scripting steps
>>>> with plan9 RC (and thus having plan9port installed). But since I could
>>>> not figure out some problems in calling external programs from the rc
>>>> script, I changed to sunakus ruby wmiirc. I like it very much and would
>>>> like it to load at the beginning. To do that I „disabled“ the rc.wmii
>>>> file with „chmod -x”. This works not very well, as only the „globat“
>>>> wmiirc gets started, but I would like my „local“ ruby wmiirc to be
>>>> started.
>>>> The WMII_CONFPATH variable is correctly set (local:global). So my
>>>> question is: How do I make wmii call my local wmiirc script without
>>>> removing plan9port?
>>> You can either rename wmiirc rc.wmii, or just run wmii as:
>>> wmii -r .wmii/wmiirc
>> the man page shows the option to specify wmiirc as -c.
>> wrong man page is worse than no man page, IMHO.
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