Re: [dev] ideas on suckless file manager

From: Bert Münnich <>
Date: Wed, 8 Jun 2011 12:13:36 +0200

On 08.06.11, pancake wrote:
> On 06/08/11 11:49, ilf wrote:
> >On 06-08 11:23, Yoshi Rokuko wrote:
> >>>sxiv is my image viewer of choice, currently...
> >>>
> >>thank you for pointing out - i immediately?switched from feh to
> >>sxiv it's so much better and tiling friendly ...
> >
> >I use feh only for --bg-center, any way to do that with sxiv?
> >
> i dont think this is a task for an image viewer. we should probably
> write an ssetroot or so linking against imlib2 and allowing opaque
> colors like xsetroot does..

I second this. I will not add any bg setting routine to sxiv.

> but well.. changing the background is not something we do everyday
> unless you have any kind of mental probably we can just
> embed the jpg/gif/png inside the same program at compile time. So
> load time is much shorter because it just have to dump the buffer to
> X, no need to uncompress or so. and if we place the image buffer
> aligned in memory it should load even faster.
> What do you think?

In the meantime, have a look at imlibsetroot:

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