Re: [dwm] dwm wish, a tidy-up function

From: Robert Figura <>
Date: Thu, 6 Dec 2007 17:32:58 +0000

"Anselm R. Garbe" <> wrote:

> There comes my old idea into mind to implement a tiny command
> language understood by the status text reader, e.g. to provide a
> very basic configuration interface -- which would work similiar
> to wmii's ctl files. One could do:

I'm planning to implement a regex based key-handler gateway in
dwm-rfigura but until now i havenn't written any line to implement

It felt like it would disagree with dwm't philosophy so i never asked.

Alone it wouldn't make very much sense anyways (except maybe for the
killclient function which currently cannot be triggered by an external
menu program. At least i didn't grok how to do it with an external

So the next interesting thing would be to implement the other way
around: Let dwm print events like focus change, window creation and
maybe some more on stdout.

It may be overkill but the wm seems to be the correct place to acquire
such information. Let's see if it is useful for completely managed
evironments (like a POI running X).

  - Robert Figura

Received on Thu Dec 06 2007 - 17:33:50 UTC

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