Re: [wmii] snap 20051031

From: Chris Foster <>
Date: Tue, 1 Nov 2005 10:29:19 +1000

On Tue, Nov 01, 2005 at 12:01:30AM +0000, Uriel wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 01, 2005 at 06:59:06AM +1000, Chris Foster wrote:
> > Yuck (though I see the problem). Might I suggest that you just
> > automatically move the old .wmii/ to .wmii/wmii_conf_old/ or something &
> > warn the user? This is what I've been doing since the config breaks so
> > often between snaps... It's then pretty easy to copy over any of the
> > things which haven't changed; certinally not ideal but it works.
> It's such a big difference between having the old stuff in ~/.wmii and
> ~/.wmii-3/old_wmii_conf ?

Hey, I'm not claiming it's a revolutionary idea ;) Just that IMHO it
would be nice if ~/.wmii always referred to the latest version which
you've installed...

> Also this would break being able to run two different versions
> concurrently, which should be possible.

OK, but this hasn't been possible up until now. Perhaps the default
directory could be an option in if people want to do such a
thing? (though I don't see why unless they're developers...)

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