Re: [PATCH] Add $status_hook for xterm title updates
* On 2007.03.05, in <20070305214328.GA28253@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
* "Brendan Cully" <brendan@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> (though in the case of this particular patch, I'm thinking of
> attempting to fix up dgc's fmtpipe patch instead, since it's a little
> more general).
That would be lovely. Let me know if there's anything I can do to
help. I don't think I've ever seen specific problems with this patch
mentioned, although Thomas once wrote:
> > http://home.uchicago.edu/~dgc/sw/mutt/patch-1.5.6.dgc.fmtpipe.1
> > DT_STR variables can be specified as pipes, with syntactic
> > advantages over backticking, deferred execution, and
> > consistency with DT_PATH.
> This one has the potential to break quite a few things... If we
> want the deferred execution, we should rather think about having a
> configuration file syntax like double backticks or something.
But I was never sure what this would break, even if it's perhaps not an
It might be nice to see the pipe notation extended to more DT_ types, in
fact, but I've not often wanted that myself.
-D. dgc@xxxxxxxxxxxx NSIT University of Chicago