[xmonad] Avoiding multiple status bar processes after XMonad restart

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Sun Jan 15 02:04:55 CET 2012

On Sat, Jan 14, 2012 at 19:49, Jacek Generowicz <jacek.generowicz at cern.ch>wrote:

> Would you happen to know what the equivalent missing component might
> be for dzen2? (Those still stay alive after xmonad restarts.)

Unfortunately, no, I'm not very familiar with dzen2.

Also, I've still got the problem that the new xmobars don't play
> nicely with toggle struts.


> > Actually, if you have DynamicLog configured but no StdinReader in xmobar,
> > I'm a little surprised that xmonad isn't eventually hanging
> Depends on exactly how 'eventually'. With the bazillion restarts I've
> been doing, xmobar probably hasn't had the chance to hang around for
> too long.

The pipe would have to "fill up", which takes longer on Linux than other
systems, and depends on how often you switch workspaces and such.

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