Re: [dev] [dwm] mod3 key doesn't work in git source

From: Chris Down <>
Date: Sat, 31 Aug 2013 20:57:38 +0200

On 2013-08-31 11:08, mikshaw wrote:
> I just decided to try following development of dwm through git, and wanted to
> mention a strangeness i found with it. I've been using the windows key (mod3)
> instead of Alt for a modkey, but it doesn't seem to work with the latest git
> source of 6.1. I'm using the same config.h for 6.1 as i use with 6.0
> (compared it with config.def.h to make sure there wasn't a context/syntax
> change).  dwm builds without trouble, but it's not grabbing mod3 key presses.
> I also have mod4 (menu key) defined to launch dmenu, and it DOES grab mod4
> that's kinda weird. I switch to 6.0 and Mod3 works, switch to
> 6.1 and it doesn't. I dunno what difference there would be to make that
> happen.

I use Mod3 as my modifier with the latest HEAD, it works fine. Probably your
config.h is mangled. You'll need to show your config.h if you expect help.

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