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commit d8f2127c8ff78bf1ce79ec4408f6438a88158001
parent 08f10c4202b7a6a47524187ac912844b90c0c16b
Author: Wolfgang Corcoran-Mathe <first.lord.of.teal@gmail.com>
Date:   Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:45:45 -0400

Fixed overzealous deletions (oops), added explanatory comment

Diffstat:
Msurf.suckless.org/files/quick_search.md | 19++++++++++++++++++-
1 file changed, 18 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/surf.suckless.org/files/quick_search.md b/surf.suckless.org/files/quick_search.md @@ -34,6 +34,20 @@ Code # # surf_qsearch: # Search 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 $1", winid, NULL } \ + # } + # + # Add a keybinding in keys[]: + # + # { MODKEY, GDK_q, spawn, QSEARCH }, + # # Get the full query. The 'echo | dmenu' idiom may be a bit of # a hack, but it seems to work. @@ -43,7 +57,10 @@ Code # Extract the engine code. e="${q%% *}" - # Encode the search string (i.e. the rest of q) + # Encode the search string (i.e. the rest of q). xxd was formerly used + # here, but xxd is part of vim packages on some systems, whereas od is + # ubiquitous. A search script that breaks if someone accidentally removes + # vim is stupid. s=$(printf %s "${q#* }" | od -t x1 -An | tr -d '\n' | tr ' ' '%') # These are examples. Change as desired.