Re: [dev] DWM Xinerama

From: Petr Šabata <>
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2011 09:43:57 +0100

On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 08:54:11PM -0500, Benjamin R. Haskell wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Nov 2011, Roger wrote:
> >I'm using dwm-5.9. I'd love to get a dwm-9999.ebuild into Gentoo,
> >but some hate cvs/svn/git ebuilds and I have a tough time getting
> >them into Gentoo.
> It doesn't make a whole lot of sense to have an ebuild in the first
> place for a piece of software that requires you to alter its source
> in order to configure it.

The Gentoo ebuild alows people to supply their own config.h.
It installs the build systemwide, though. Also it doesn't
support user patches, I think. I haven't seen it in a while.

-- Petr

> Depending on what patches (if any) you apply, dwm consists of two
> source files (on the non-draw.c branch). Clone the hg sources,
> compile it, copy `dwm` into ~/bin, and be happier not fighting with
> an ebuild and/or bureaucracy.
> If you really want an ebuild for it, just create it yourself in a
> local repository.
> --
> Best,
> Ben

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