Re: [dev] slmenu - dmenu spinoff for the console

From: Bjartur Thorlacius <>
Date: Thu, 01 Sep 2011 17:46:28 +0000

Žann miš 31.įgś 2011 12:09, skrifaši Rafa Garcia Gallego:
> Hi,
> I sometimes use sandy in a SSH session, so I wrote some code around
> dmenu to have it work in the console. The resulting program takes
> input from stdin, reopens the tty, prints the UI to stderr, gets your
> input (again from stdin) and prints the result to stdout, so it mostly
> works as a drop-in replacement for dmenu. Stuff I don't use such as
> the multiline menu and runtime selectable colors is not implemented.
Why not write the UI to tty directly? Or do you suppose redirecting
stderr to null to get rid of the UI is worth supporting?
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