Re: [wmii] 'exec' action

From: Alex Kilgore <>
Date: Sun, 01 Feb 2009 14:05:32 -0500

Alex Kilgore wrote:
> Kris Maglione wrote:
>> On Sun, Feb 01, 2009 at 12:54:29PM -0500, Alex Kilgore wrote:
>>> I am unsure what the exec action is actually used for, right now,
>>> running it for me with one or no arguments (I ran it by accident)
>>> produced a segfault in wimenu, taking the rest with it...what are
>>> the valid arguments for the exec action?
>>> Alex
>> wmii(1)
> Hi,
> Thanks for your quick reply,
> Ok I see what that does now, I needed to specify another wm that could
> replace wmii, well, if i specified nothing, or an otherwise invalid
> argument, it produced a segfault, should there be some form of input
> checking with the exec command on /ctl?
> Thanks for the help
> Alex
Actually, ill correct my statement, it does not crash when I type the
name of a nonexistent program, just happens when either there is no
argument at all
also behaves in a similar fashion when a program which can't replace it
is specified..(sounds like it might be kinda hard and may not be even
possible to check that...)
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