Re: [dev] [dwm] pertag and struct Monitor issues

From: Anselm R Garbe <>
Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2009 08:33:52 +0100

2009/9/29 Tadeusz Sośnierz <>:
> Hello,
> I've stumbled upon this while trying to add gaplessgrid layout to my
> dwm. In pertag patch, the struct Monitor is moved after the '#include
> "config.h"' line, so it will know about 'tags' variable I guess. But
> the nasty thing is, layout patches like gaplessgrid need to know
> Monitor when compiled. I've solved this by moving the whole Monitor
> struct to config.h, but that looks kind of stupid to me, but so far I
> don't know any other solution. We can't predecleare tags in dwm.c, for
> we don't know it's size yet. And so I run out of ideas. Is there any
> other way than moving this struct to config.h?
> Regards,
> Ted

Would it make sense to add a

void *aux;

to Monitor, that patches don't need to screw around with dwm.c?

Kind regards,
Received on Wed Sep 30 2009 - 07:33:52 UTC

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