Re: [hackers] [dmenu][RFC][PATCH] History functionality

From: Silvan Jegen <>
Date: Sun, 10 Jan 2016 09:35:39 +0100


and sorry for not answering earlier. I thought you were not waiting for
any OK from me but would apply it as soon as possible.

On Thu, Dec 17, 2015 at 05:07:38AM -0800, Xarchus wrote:
> Attached is the version of the text that will go under the "scripts"
> section, in a separate page. Let me know if all is OK, any changes, etc.


> It will have a link pointing to it from the main "scripts/"
> list:
> * [dmenu_run_history](
> As a separate page, I think it will also show up in the left vertical bar,
> under "scripts/".
> I will deal with moving or deleting the old history patch later, I'm
> thinking of starting a thread in the wiki list about the fate of the
> "legacy" section, although I doubt there will be much interest.

> dmenu_run with command history
> ==============================
> A self-contained alternative to dmenu_run which also handles history.
> History is saved in a file in `$XDG_CACHE_HOME`, with fallback to a dot
> file in `$HOME`. Change as necessary.
> In addition to the above, dmenu_run_history will launch each entry
> immediately on `Ctrl-Return` (multiselect).
> The script can be used with the 4.6 version of dmenu.
> Download
> ========
> [dmenu_run_history](dmenu_run_history) (20151217)
> Authors
> =======
> * Silvan Jegen

Since I did not really contribute a lot of code a "Contributor" tag may
be more apt here. I don't mind either way.

> * Xarchus

Cheers and thanks for the work!

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