On 19-Nov-2000 Krzys Majewski wrote:
> How can I make update-menus coexist with my custom wm config files? For
> example, I rolled my own ~/.vtwmrc. Now, I apt-get install xinvaders. I
> would like a menu entry for xinvaders to appear automagically in my
> window manager, without losing my other customizations.
> The current behaviour is that the files ~/.vtwm/system.vtwmrc and
> ~/.vtwm/menudefs.hook (or probably /etc/X11/vtwm/system.vtwmrc and
> /etc/X11/vtwm/menudefs.hook if I don't run update-menus manually) are
> updated, but my ~/.vtwmrc is unmodified.
> If I symlink ~/.vtwmrc to ~/.vtwm/system.vtwmrc, the whole thing gets
> overwritten, which is not what I want, since it nukes my
you can run update-menus as a user. This will place a menu file for the wm in
your home dir. Then edit your file to use that menu file instead.