Re: [dev] Issue with DWM and x-terminal-emulator launching

From: Anselm R Garbe <>
Date: Sun, 28 Jul 2013 09:53:16 +0200

On 28 July 2013 09:51, Anselm R Garbe <> wrote:
> On 27 July 2013 15:29, James Latteier <> wrote:
>> This isn't related to fonts per se. When I launch st using the mod-key
>> shortcut the system will freeze when killing X. This doesn't happen with
>> another terminal emulator or when launching st from dmenu. I haven't
>> seen this reported elsewhere but one other person on the arch forum
>> has the same problem.
> Well this must be related to how dwm forks and how st deals with dwm's approach.
> I think this is an st issue that needs to be investigated.
> Is this arch-specific or has this also been observed on other
> 64bit(-only?) lunix distros?

A remark, a quick workaround would be:

static const char *termcmd[] = { "/bin/sh", "-c", "st", NULL };

Though haven't tested this...

Best regards,
Received on Sun Jul 28 2013 - 09:53:16 CEST

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