Re: [dwm] mail notification again

From: Antoni Grzymala <>
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2008 23:09:53 +0100

Peter Vollmar dixit (2008-01-09, 23:05):

> The problem is that fetchmail accesses the mail server as often as the
> other services in the status bar are accessed - usually every few
> seconds, which is unnecessarily often for imap! I've changed it to 60
> seconds, which is about the lowest reasonable for the 'date' and 'uptime'. Is
> there anything we can do about this?

Easy solution that comes to mind: run fetchmail -c | whatever in a
separate loop with a sensible delay, write the output somewhere and read
it from you main loop.



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