[dev] [dmenu] versioning and patching

From: Boruch Baum <boruch_baum_AT_gmx.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2016 21:06:24 -0400

1] I want to request that dmenu produce 'correct' output for its
--version command. Currently, the ouput is identical to --help ouput and
gives no version information at all.

2] It would be particularly helpful to me for the output of --version to
include information of any/all official
features/patches/plug-ins/extensions, eg. the xyw patch.

3] I would like to be able to have a script I wrote, morc_menu, be able
to identify with which flavor of dmenu is available, and pass to it only
parameters that the flavor accepts.

4] Right now, the only idea I have is pretty-high overhead: have the
script run 'dmenu --help' and parse the output for its list of valid

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