Re: [dwm] Status text clock patch

From: Mate Nagy <>
Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2008 17:39:17 +0200

On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 06:35:03PM +0300, John Mpanos wrote:
> After some digging around i figured what to do to draw text in the
> status area, so i wrote a simple clock using threads. I can't
> understand though why the clock doesn't get updated sometimes even
> though i call drawbar() directly from the thread run method...
> Any help would be appreciated, and also how could i do the same
> without using threads?
 so, why exactly aren't you using an external program feeding in data?
 (The shell repeatedly calling date might be slow, but a .c printing the
date through the pipe won't be significantly slower...)

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