[xmonad] XMonad Efficiency

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Tue Apr 17 19:44:54 CEST 2012

On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 10:21, Allen S. Rout <asr at ufl.edu> wrote:

> On 04/16/2012 03:09 PM, Norbert Zeh wrote:
>> At this point, I'm simply pondering what can be done about it, as one of
>> the
>> reason's I'm using xmonad is that I want a lightweight desktop
>> environment.
>> (When fast focus changes drive one of my cores to 50%, that's hardly
>> lightweight.)
> Wait till you make a quick traverse, start typing, and find bits of your
> input scattered among several terminals, including a root shell.

Not saying xmonad's behavior is acceptable, but... I see this on OS X
somewhat regularly (abusing a MacBook Air as if it were a high end desktop).

(I am starting to think that
http://code.google.com/p/xmonad/issues/detail?id=494 is a priority.)

brandon s allbery                                      allbery.b at gmail.com
wandering unix systems administrator (available)     (412) 475-9364 vm/sms
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