[xmonad] XMoBar: Waking up the kernel too often

Spencer Janssen sjanssen at cse.unl.edu
Fri Apr 18 14:45:47 EDT 2008

On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 06:54:29PM +0200, Dominik Bruhn wrote:
> Hy,
> I hope this is the right place to report an issue concerning XMoBar:
> Even if you update the parts of the bar very seldom (say every minute), the
> program itself wakes up every 0.1 second. This makes XMobar the "Top cause for
> wakeups" in powertop and this keeps my cpu in C3-State and so it uses more power
> and my batery last shorter.
> It would be fine if xmobar would calculate the minimum needed delay for the
> mainloop and use this instead of the fix value.
> Please tell me what you think: Is it a bug and worth fixing?
> Thanks
> -- 
> Dominik Bruhn
> mailto: dominik at dbruhn.de

May we please see your .xmobarrc?

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