Re: [dev] rio for linux

From: stxetx <>
Date: Sat, 29 Nov 2014 06:45:09 +0000

On 26/11/14 21:57, Henrique Lengler wrote:
> Reviving this old thread:
> This is the only thread I found talking about have something like rio on Linux
> After read Rob Pike documents about rio, and window systems in general, I got
> very interested in it.
> He talks about how window systems can be less complicated, and he describe a
> very interesting design of one. This design is used in rio.
> So I'm thinking how something like this be implemented in a normal Linux or BSD.
> The three documents that have their links on the footer, have a lot of
> information about this design, that I found very interesting.
> If the author of the first post continue interested or already did some work, I
> would like to know.
> What do you guys think?
> The documents:
> Regards,


rio is available directly as part of plan9port for *nix.[0] Install it
via your package manager, and change:

 exec dwm #or whatever your wm is


 exec 9 rio

in your .xinitrc.


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