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RE: update-menus

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
> customizations. 

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.

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