Re: [dev] [dmenu] Cache on start option?

From: Kris Maglione <>
Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2009 16:00:16 -0400

On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 11:35:26AM -0800, Roger wrote:
>1) Start DWM
>2) After start of DWM, execute DMenu -cache (to cache/scan all bin
>folders into $HOME/.dmenu).
>3) Somebody finally executes DMenu to choose an application immediately
>vs. waiting for DMenu to also cache (all bin folders).

Start dwm from a script.

>VS. Currently,
>1) Start DWM
>2) Wait for DMenu to be executed by somebody, then somebody has to sit
>and wait for DMenu to cache bin folders before choosing their

It takes a few miliseconds.

Kris Maglione
Fast, fat computers breed slow, lazy programmers.
	--Robert Hummel
Received on Wed Oct 21 2009 - 20:00:16 UTC

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