Re: [dwm] dwm on openmoko

From: Engin Tola <>
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2008 20:30:35 +0100

pancake <> writes:

> I have recently adquired an OpenMoko device (neo1973) and managed to build dwm
> 4.7 on it:
> I find quite interesting the zoom feature which makes the interface quite
> interesting for finger use together with the mouse-on-title patch, but there are
> some problems, i'll think/try to fork dwm for finger use and use openmoko and
> n810 as testing environments.
> The most anoying problem is the miss of right and center buttons and some
> openmoko-related problems that I think are related to a self modified matchbox
> which sucks to me..
> I think is funny to test things like that, btw i think that current free
> environments for mobile gadgets are slow and looks fast and
> stable, but i think that a minimalistic approach would be interesting for a
> phone interface.
> a problem i found with openmoko ...and probably for other environments is that
> the keyboard popups only when a entry widget is selected, the keyboard should
> not get focus and become a floating window, but dwm does not and the keyboard
> applications starts to start/stop all the time having to zoom single to return
> to a stable state. weird. Is any X11 event to avoid a window taking focus?
> should be this managed by dwm? I shoud have to get a look on the virtual
> keyboard code..
> Small devices claim small software :)
> my line to build dwm for openmoko was:
> $ make CC="$CC"
> CFLAGS="-I. -I/usr/local/openmoko/arm/arm-angstrom-linux-gnueabi/include/
> -DVERSION=\"\\\"4.7\\\"\"" LDFLAGS="-L
> /usr/local/openmoko/arm/arm-angstrom-linux-gnueabi/lib -Wl,-R
> /usr/local/openmoko/arm/arm-angstrom-linux-gnueabi/lib -lX11"
> after setuping the environment
> have fun!

beautiful ;)

> --pancake

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