Re: [dwm] OpenBSD 4.1 issues with DWM

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Sat, 28 Jul 2007 14:02:44 +0200


this sounds odd. Can you please make a regression test backwards
to a dwm version which works well?

Also I got the suspect that it might be related to the shell in
use. Which shell do you use? Note that dwm spawn() forks each
command in a separate shell process, by default
$SHELL -c '<command>'.


On Fri, Jul 27, 2007 at 08:49:03PM -0700, Amit wrote:
> Hey guys,
> I've been using DWM in Linux for quite sometime now without any issues
> at all. However, recently I've been trying to set up DWM on an OpenBSD
> 4.1 system. It seems to compile fine except for some warnings with
> strlcpy() functions. But it compiles fine. I am also able to launch it
> but that's about it. If I press any keystroke such as launching dmenu
> or xterm DWM hangs. I can still move the mouse but the tags are
> unresponsive and I can't kill X. This is all on top of a fresh OpenBSD
> 4.1 install with nothing in the .xinitrc file except for 'exec dwm'.
> Note: I've tried with both DWM 4.2 and 4.3.
> Any help is appreciated.
> Keep up the great work on DWM!
> Thanks,
> Amit

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