Because LC can't do two things at once.

Peter M. Brigham pmbrig at gmail.com
Fri Feb 20 18:11:06 CET 2015


Just out of curiosity, how *would* you do this via shell call or the equivalent on a Windows laptop?

-- Peter

Peter M. Brigham
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On Feb 20, 2015, at 11:19 AM, Martin Koob wrote:

> Hi Richard
> 
> I noticed in your bug report was for Mac so till that enhancement gets
> implemented you could use this.
> 
> function powerStatus
>   put shell ("pmset -g batt") into tPowerStatus
>   put matchtext(tPowerStatus, "'([^']*)",tPowerSource) into tSuccess
>   return tPowerSource
> end powerStatus
> 
> Not sure how to do this for other platforms.
> 
> I wonder if this could be something that could be made into a widget once
> they are ready?
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Richard Gaskin wrote
>> 
>> * If we want to max out the CPU by taking full advantage of idle time 
>> for background processing, it would be ideal to do this only when 
>> powered by wall socket, so laptops running from battery wouldn't be 
>> drained unnecessarily by what could be optional workloads.   To do that 
>> we'd need to be able to know when a computer us running on battery, so I 
>> requested a powerStatus function:
>> <http://quality.runrev.com/show_bug.cgi?id=13819>
>> 
>> -- 
>>  Richard Gaskin
>>  Fourth World Systems
>>  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
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