[Xmonad] Can I use xmobar with DynamicLog?
xj2106 at columbia.edu
Sun Sep 23 17:52:25 EDT 2007
Andrea Rossato <mailing_list at istitutocolli.org> writes:
> On Sun, Sep 23, 2007 at 10:14:04PM +0200, Kai Grossjohann wrote:
>> I've just started to use xmobar. It's cool. But I still need dzen2 for
>> the DynamicLog stuff. Is there another way?
> No, for the time being. I can easily write a plugin if you use a log
> file, but reading a named pipe is almost impossible for xmobar.
I can not see any differences. You can always do
% mkfifo myfifo
% while sleep 1; do date > myfifo; done
And in another shell
% tail -f myfifo | dzen2
As long as xmobar can read from stdin, what is the type of
the file `myfifo' is absolutely transparent to xmobar.
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