[Xmonad] Question about window ordering

Donald Bruce Stewart dons at cse.unsw.edu.au
Mon Aug 6 22:41:58 EDT 2007

> On Tue, Aug 07, 2007 at 12:34:28PM +1000, Donald Bruce Stewart wrote:
> > mvanier:
> > > I agree with everything you say, but I can imagine a time down the road 
> > > where it might be easier to allow users to compile xmonad outside of the 
> > > xmonad source directory.  That way, they would just need a Config.hs file 
> > > and essentially nothing else (unless they also wanted to create their own 
> > > local extensions).  This would also make it easier if multiple users were 
> > > all using the same xmonad installation.  Not that this is in any way a 
> > > priority.
> > 
> > We'd need to look at ghc-api support for this. Something for the longer term.
> Not strictly necessary.  You (?) proposed earlier inverting xmonad, such
> that Config.hs would contain main and depend on everything else.  I note
> that if this were done, it would be possible to compile "Config.hs"
> `delete` xmonad as a Cabal library, and then running a standalone config
> file would be as easy as runghc.

Ah yes, I'd forgotten about this trick.

-- Don

More information about the Xmonad mailing list