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commit 3bbef6a90471595937d30e7c9e52fa69e7eaf60a
parent 7dc3d92a09891beabe588997f1d4b452156a3655
Author: Wolfgang Corcoran-Mathe <first.lord.of.teal@gmail.com>
Date:   Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:30:00 -0400

Edits to surf.suckless.org/files/quick_search.md

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Msurf.suckless.org/files/quick_search.md | 30++++++++++--------------------
1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 20 deletions(-)

diff --git a/surf.suckless.org/files/quick_search.md b/surf.suckless.org/files/quick_search.md @@ -10,9 +10,12 @@ actual query, e.g. 'w pancakes' would search en.wikipedia.org for the string 'pancakes'. This reduces the necessary shell plumbing to a couple of pipes and a case statement. -Character ugliness in the query is avoided using xxd, tr, and sed. This +Character ugliness in the query is avoided using od and tr. This has worked so far. +**EDIT:** Replaced xxd with od and eliminated a sed pipe. Replaced cut pipes +with sh variable expansion. + Author ------ @@ -30,31 +33,18 @@ Code #!/bin/sh # # surf_qsearch: - # Search engine script for surf. Takes the surf window id as argument. - # POSIX compliant and GNU-free, I think. - # - # Add something like the following to your surf/config.(def.)h, replacing - # surf_qsearch with the name of the file you've copied this code into: - # - # /* Quick searching. */ - # #define QSEARCH { \ - # .v = (char *[]){"/bin/sh", "-c", "surf_qsearch $0 $1", winid, NULL } \ - # } - # - # Add a keybinding in keys[]: - # - # { MODKEY, GDK_q, spawn, QSEARCH }, - # + # Search script for surf. Takes the surf window id as argument. - # Get the full query. The 'echo | dmenu' idiom may be a bit of a hack. - q="$(echo | dmenu -p 'Search')" + # Get the full query. The 'echo | dmenu' idiom may be a bit of + # a hack, but it seems to work. + q="$(echo | dmenu)" [ -z "$q" ] && exit 0 # Extract the engine code. - e=$(printf %s "$q" | cut -c 1) + e="${q%% *}" # Encode the search string (i.e. the rest of q) - s=$(printf %s "$q" | cut -c 3- | xxd -plain | tr -d '\n' | sed 's/\(..\)/%\1/g') + s=$(printf %s "${q#* }" | od -t x1 -An | tr -d '\n' | tr ' ' '%') # These are examples. Change as desired. # 's' = startpage.com