kwin (4.11.12) idle CPU usage

Nikos Chantziaras realnc at
Tue Jan 26 15:09:51 GMT 2016

On 26/01/16 16:03, René J.V. Bertin wrote:
> Hi,
> What is causing KWin to use about 2.6-3.6% CPU in top when I'm not interacting with the machine? From discussions like [] I understand that it's the compositor, but I don't see what that component would do when it's supposed to do nothing.

Isn't it compositing the output of top, as top updates the screen by 
displaying CPU usage?

You know, chickens and eggs.

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