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Re: [RP] cleaning up cmd_clock

From: shawn
Subject: Re: [RP] cleaning up cmd_clock
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2001 22:04:56 -0700

>Gergely Nagy <address@hidden> writes:
>> Thus spoke shawn <address@hidden> on 2001-04-13 02:02:50:
>> > >Shawn showed me a better one yesterday on IRC:
>> > >bind ^a exec ratpoison --command "echo `date`"
>> > 
>> > I'm a bit worried about relying on the date command although its a
>> > pretty standard util. It wouldn't be overly hard to be able to ifdef
>> > each command out, so you could streamline your binary and reimplement
>> > some commands in your ratpoisonrc...and get rid of commands you don't
>> > need.
>> > 
>> Oh well, ratpoison still relies on xterm...
>> To be honest, I like both ideas (#ifdefing and binding). However,
>> bindig sounds a little bit better. That way one can easily redefine
>> it if date does not work (*shiver*), while if it's ifdefed, one will
>> have to edit the sources.
>isnt having a clock in the wm unnecessary bloat anyway?

Seems like it. I never use it.

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