[xmonad] Re: A New Solution to Removing the GHC Dependency

Dmitrij D. Czarkoff czarkoff at gmail.com
Tue Jul 22 12:05:40 EDT 2008

On Tuesday 22 July 2008 19:07:22 Miernik wrote:
> miernik at przehyba ~ $ ps -o %mem,args -p 25681
>  0.5 awesome

> That's why I care about size - because RAM is about 25$ per GB now, so
> keeping the whole GHC in RAM costs 3$ wasted RAM space, and also power
> consumption (electricity cost) of the RAM chips.

You don't need GHC to *run* xmonad, only to *rebuild*. Just pack it and go. 

> While I used xmonad for a few days, now I have awesome as my window
> manager since a few hours. Can you give me any reason in what xmonad is
> better then awesome, any reason to switch back?

I don't know Your case. May be You should switch further to twm or something 
more minimalistic. And it would even save You one more penny!

Dmitrij D. Czarkoff
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