[xmonad] New User Impressions

Gwern Branwen gwern0 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 6 13:25:11 EST 2009

On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 10:06 AM, Khudyakov Alexey
<alexey.skladnoy at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Friday 30 January 2009 04:13:44 Adam Vogt wrote:
>> If you have a recent haskell X11 binding (>=1.4.4 I think) that had access
>> to those headers when compiled, then you will have the module;
>> Graphics.X11.ExtraTypes.XF86
>> which exports functions like xF86XK_AudioLowerVolume, which should be the
>> same as those raw numbers.
> Thank you for hint. I've seen this module once, but could not found it again.
> It appears since 1.4.3. Since xmonad-contib depends on X11>=1.4.3 and I like
> convenience I've wrote patch which add multimedia key support to EZConfig.
> Xmonad-contib may become unbuildable if Graphics.X11.ExtraTypes.XF86 does not
> export such constant. It's possible if corresponding X11 headers does not
> define them.
> Is there way to check if function defined other than get compiler error?

I have no opinion on this patch, but the maintainer is Devin Mullins.

Devin: is this patch accepted or rejected?


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