immediate software feedback
Mon, 28 Aug 2000 17:47:31 -0700
> xsetroot -solid white
> The background flashing is a little distracting. It would be nice for
> it to happen only when something has changed, rather than every
What was the rationale for the 'xsetroot -solid white'?
You could use xpmroot and two very slightly different pixmaps
to distinguish between (making) and (passed) states, and you'd
still get feedback that the script was looping, but no major
visible change unless builds broke or tests failed.