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Old 07-18-2011, 10:54 AM   #1
samineru
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Yeganesh won't execute anything


I've recently found yeganesh, a wrapper for dmenu that learns with use:
http://dmwit.com/yeganesh/
I am having trouble getting it to work. I've cached a number of entries, so I can correctly select one, but it just gets returned to stdout, what should I do to run the command? Also, it seems like it doesn't work unless you do something like pipe an empty echo to it. I cannot figure out why this is the case. It makes sense that it gets it's initial list from stdin, and it makes sense to every so often pipe dmenu_path to yeganesh, or always, but shouldn't it still work even if I don't echo anything to it?

This is the script I am currently running it with (everything after yeganesh is just formatting for display):

Code:
dmenu_path | ~/.cabal/bin/yeganesh -- -nb '#FFFFFF' -nf '#4D4D4D' -sb '#96B4CD' -sf #FFFFFF' -p "Run:"
EDIT: Found this: https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=68286 but not really sure what they did to fix it there.

EDIT: Found python based clone (yeganesh uses haskell), testing now https://chanux.wordpress.com/tag/yeganesh/

EDIT: exec. exec was what I was looking for.

Last edited by samineru; 07-18-2011 at 11:45 AM. Reason: Found other article
 
  


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