Re: [dwm] uriel sez the default config is retarded

From: Dylan William Hardison <>
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2007 18:36:25 -0500

Spake David Tweed on Monday, February 12, 2007 at 06:19AM +0000:
> However, since we're talking about configuration, one thing that's
> really annoying is the way the keybindings are one big macro,
> because it makes the error message you get when you make a mistake
> (eg, omit a comma, etc) absolutely uselessly vague. I've learned when
> altering config.h to gcc -E it, cut the relevant section out and try
> and compile that first. It's not as is altering the config is everyday stuff,
> but when you've got 20 tags * 4 different commands using them
> + all the other commands you can end up with a very long macro to
> get right.

I use a perl script to generate my config.h for that very reason.

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