[xmonad] automatically generating template xmonad.hs if it doesn't exist

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Thu Jan 3 17:19:23 EST 2008

>    Hi all,
>    I was just talking with cce in #xmonad, who suggested that it would be
>    nice if xmonad, when starting up, checked for the presence of xmonad.hs in
>    ~/.xmonad/ and installed the template xmonad.hs if it's not there. 
>    Especially for those installing xmonad via a packaged distribution, it may
>    not be immediately obvious how to start configuring xmonad, where to put
>    xmonad.hs, and so on.  I thought I'd run this idea by the list to see what
>    people think before I implement it... perhaps there's a good reason it
>    doesn't do this already.

well, a lot of other apps don't put stub config files in, vim/mutt/ion
etc. they instead document what needs to be done.

-- Don

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