[Xmonad] Re: Emailing: A taste of Haskell.pdf

Spencer Janssen sjanssen at cse.unl.edu
Thu Jul 5 10:32:27 EDT 2007

On Thu, 5 Jul 2007 14:01:58 +0100
Simon Peyton-Jones <simonpj at microsoft.com> wrote:

> What I'm still missing is: why doesn't xmonad get told the correct
> window size by xnest?  The -geom thing tells xnest how big a window
> it should throw up, but regardless of its window size it should
> report it faithfully to xmonad.
> Similarly on resizing, which comprehensively does not work -- ie
> resizing the xnest window, making it smaller, is not reflected in the
> xmonad layout. Instead xnest just truncates even more of it.
> S

Xnest is just not very nice in this respect -- it chooses a geometry at
start up and sticks with it.  It continues to report the same geometry
to clients, no matter how you resize the containing Xnest window.

Spencer Janssen

More information about the Xmonad mailing list