Re: [dev][dwm][autostart] Patch to make autostart conform to XDG Base Directory specification

From: David Demelier <>
Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 08:47:10 +0200

Le 09/06/2020 à 22:48, Gan Ainm a écrit :
> Just pushed a patch that makes autostart conform to the XDG Base
> Directory specification
> (
> That helps to avoid dotfile clutter in the home directory.
> dwm will look for the scripts and
> first in $XDG_DATA_HOME/dwm, then $HOME/.local/share/dwm, and finally in
> $HOME/.dwm. If the first existing directory in that list does not
> contain any autostart file or if neither of the directories exists, dwm
> starts without the autostart feature.

Thank you!

I was planning to write something similar because some applications
require a working D-Bus session to start (so unable to launch them
before dwm in .xinitrc). Example: pulseaudio then mpd.

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