Re: [dwm] How to restart after re-compiling dwm without destroying of existing clients?

From: Vasil Dimov <>
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2007 21:00:07 +0200

On Thu, Dec 13, 2007 at 13:44:19 -0500, Evan Gates wrote:
> You can just kill dwm (default keybinding Mod1+shift+q) making sure
> you have a shell open, then restart dwm from that shell.

Wow! I never expected that to happen :)

The (minor) problem is that when dwm is killed all clients go in one
"place" (of course) and when it is started again they do not restore
onto their original tags.

But anyway, this is much better than killing all of the clients :)


Vasil Dimov
moc.elcaro_AT_vomid.lisav        Software Developer @ Oracle/Innobase Oy
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