Re: [dev] [dwm] [dmenu] The Xft situation

From: Roberto E. Vargas Caballero <>
Date: Sat, 7 Mar 2015 19:50:28 +0100


> I'm not opposed in switching fully to Xft. Xfonts are a mess as well.
> Though I'd really like to base st/dwm/dmenu on libsl/drw.c
> With this, dmenu/dwm/st would not directly depend on Xft/fontconfig,
> but on drw only. Then it depends on the drw-implementation what it
> uses internally. The drw-interface must expose something
> Xft-independent of course in order to achieve this.

I like this idea, because we are duplicating similar code in different
applications. Fontconfig sucks, a lot, so if we put it in a library and
remove it from the source of our applications I think is better.

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