[xmonad] Re: xmobar PipeReader doesn't work

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Fri Mar 13 11:23:56 EDT 2009

On 2009 Mar 13, at 10:21, Norbert Zeh wrote:
>>> 2) Create a pipe somewhere with "mkfifo foo" and edit your rc file  
>>> to
>>>   read this pipe instead.  Then fire up xmobar and in your terminal
>>>   do "cat > fifo".  Then start typing lines and see whether they  
>>> show
>>>   up in xmobar.
>> Interesting. This test doesn't work here. Platform dependent?
>> (I'm using linux x86_64 and ghc 6.8.2)
> I'm also on x86_64 but am using ghc 6.8.3, and it works here.  What

This is tickling a neuron; I have a vague recollection of such a bug  
in 6.8.2.  Try upgrading.

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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