Re: [dev] Problem starting wmii with fresh ruby github wmiirc

From: Kris Maglione <>
Date: Fri, 12 Nov 2010 11:38:31 -0500

On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 11:31:27AM -0500, Armando Di Cianno wrote:
>I have a fresh Ubuntu 10.10 install, and compiled and installed the
>tarball of wmii 3.9.2 via 'make deb' and dpkg.
>When using the default sh wmiirc, I have to manually set WMII_CONFPATH
>to ~/.wmii, or it tries writing to "/.wmii/foo". I set this in my
>~/.bashrc, which does make it into my environment
>I followed sunaku's directions on the github wmiirc ruby page. I've
>used wmii on gentoo before, but wanted to get a setup going on Ubuntu
>before I started before modding stuff. However, while the window
>manager is running and managing windows, I don't get the menu. I've
>installed 'suckless-tools' package as well, in case it was trying to
>use dmenu.
>I thought that (for the same reason as WMII_CONFPATH) I might have to
>define WMII_NAMESPACE explicitly, but that doesn't seem to help.
>So ... help! Ideas?

I can't say for certain, but I believe that the version of
Suraj's wmiirc on github is currently compatible with wmii-hg
rather than the 3.9 release.

Kris Maglione
Good judgement comes from experience, and experience comes from bad
	--Fred Brooks
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