Re: [wmii] proposal - listener process facility

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Wed, 8 Mar 2006 10:47:16 +0100

On Wed, Mar 08, 2006 at 02:08:29PM +1300, David McNab wrote:
> One thing which could help make wmii more flexible is if it were
> possible to run some kind of 'filter process', which could receive event
> notifications from wmii, such as:
> - window open/close/move/resize
> - page create/delete/change
> - column create/delete/status change
> The input could come into the process' stdin (by running wmii in a
> certain mode and piping its stdout), or the process could read from a
> unix socket.
> That would allow people to write programs in their favourite language to
> listen for these events, and to react to them by executing 'wmiir' and
> other commands.
> Any thoughts on this?

I think you missed

        wmiir read /event

And see what happens while you work with wmii-3-current.


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