Re: [dev] new pre-patched version of dwm available

From: Hannes Blut <>
Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2016 16:32:51 +0000

On 23.07.16 at 11:51am, Hiltjo Posthuma wrote:
>On Fri, Jul 22, 2016 at 11:54 PM, Britton Kerin <> wrote:
>> dwm needs patches to be good but the patches area is a mess and I
>> couln't get along with devs about fixing it, so I thought a pre-rolled
>> version of dwm might be useful instead:
>You raise a good point in my opinion: when someone uploads a patch to
>the wiki it should be maintained, atleast on the current stable
>version of a tool, dwm in this case.
>There are alot of patches that are messy, but at the same time with
>some programming knowledge (expected from suckless "users") the
>patches are easy to adapt.

I disagree. When I write a patch to introduce an additional feature, I
don't have to publish it. The only reason to upload it to the wiki is to
help other people to have an easier time, if they want the same feature.
Let the next person fix broken patch versions, in stead of punishing
people who provide patches with additional workload.

Received on Sat Jul 23 2016 - 18:32:51 CEST

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