[openbox] Ob4

Mikael Magnusson mangosoft at comhem.se
Tue Jan 17 09:42:38 EST 2006

On Tue, 17 Jan 2006, Manuel Colmenero wrote:

> On Mon, 16 Jan 2006 19:06:24 +0000
> David Barr <david at chalkskeletons.com> wrote:
>> Has anyone used this?
> Seems that only you and me :)
>> i have used obm-xdg to replace my root menu, which is supercool, however
>> i don't quite get how it works as a pipe, has anyone else had any luck?
> try adding manually this:
> 	<menu execute="/path/to/obm-xdg" id="xdg-menus" label="Gnome"/>
> wherever you want in your menu.xml
>> i think that maybe if i could export the xdg menu to a submenu, then
>> that would be cool? i am not really having much luck with pipe menus as
>> a whole :(
> I guess it would be something like this:
> obm-xdg --import
> mv ~/.config/openbox/menu.xml ~/.config/openbox/gnome.xml
> mv ~/.config/openbox/menu.xml~ ~/.config/openbox/menu.xml
> and then tweaking your config.xml and menu.xml to use it as a submenu
> Anyway, using the dynamic pipe menu should be better..
>> Manuel, this is a really great idea btw.
> Thank you very much!

I think the default being to overwrite the user customised menu is a bit 
crazy, you should require an output filename or print on stdout i think. 
rc.xml lets you include several menu files as you probably know.

Mikael Magnusson

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