Re: [dev] [dmenu] spurious newlines

From: Connor Lane Smith <>
Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2011 09:39:20 +0100


On 6 December 2011 09:35, <> wrote:
> In 4.4 (and 4.4.1), dmenu starting printing spurious newlines. The problem
> seems to be a switch from fputs to puts; here's a patch that reverts this
> change.

The change was intentional. The logic being that lines go in and a
line comes out... Rather than some fragment of a line. (dmenu strips
newlines when reading, and restores them when printing.) Is there a
reason why you preferred the earlier behaviour?

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