Re: [dev] [dwm] swallow without patching dwm -- or losing focus

From: Sagar Acharya <>
Date: Fri, 26 May 2023 07:24:39 +0200 (CEST)

Beautiful code. As a rookie user, how will this code be used? Can this be a complete Xenocara/Xorg alternative?
Thanking you
Sagar Acharya <>

26 May 2023, 05:45 by

> Greetings,
> I converted this swallow program to C, not that it makes any difference
> at this code size. It's just a couple of malloc'd strings.
> I'd like to make it actually transfer the terminal's focus rather than
> async open and hide itself. That way you get the program you opened in the
> tag you opened it in, which is something I've been trying to do for a
> long time in multiple window managers.
> The author pointed out that "startup hooks" can do this in some window
> managers, but I like the idea of not even having that be part of the WM
> itself.
> --
> CAEE B377 FC82 BAF9 102C D22F C5CE D003 1AA8 E281
> Spenser Truex
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