Re: [dwm] xsetroot/status scripting using rc shell?

From: Michael Brown <>
Date: Mon, 15 Dec 2008 23:59:16 -0500

> doesn't look like xsetroot would get the string as a single parameter,
> it needs to be quoted.

I still haven't figured out how to do this in a way that works for
xsetroot, but I think you're right.

This works:
xsetroot -name 'test test'

But this, which evaluates to the same thing, doesn't...
xsetroot -name `{echo ''''test test''''}

> try giving echo some quotes to print:
> xsetroot -name `{echo '"test test"'}
> = xsetroot -name "test test"

This doesn't work either.
Received on Tue Dec 16 2008 - 04:59:16 UTC

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