[xmonad] Issue 238 in xmonad: Layout.Monitor leaves Cairo-clock in tiling layer, causes windows to flicker randomly

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Issue 238: Layout.Monitor leaves Cairo-clock in tiling layer, causes  
windows to flicker randomly

New issue report by aleks.dimitrov:
What steps will reproduce the problem?
1. Use a minimal XMonad.hs, something like:

> import XMonad
> import XMonad.Layout.Monitor
> myLayout =
> 	addMonitor (ClassName "Cairo-clock" `And` Title "MacSlow's Cairo-Clock")
> 	(Rectangle (1400-150) (1050-150) 150 150)
> 	(XMonad.Tall 1 (1/2) (3/100))
> main = do xmonad $ defaultConfig {
>         layoutHook         = myLayout
> 	}

2. Recompile XMonad, launch cairo-clock
3. Try to move around workspaces and windows

What is the expected output? What do you see instead?
I'd expect the clock just to sit there in the lower right corner of my  
Instead, it has its own window:


When I move away from the workspace I launched cairo-clock on, everything  
up fine, but hovering the clock's window with the mouse pointer causes the
to rapidly switch. Windows start to flicker, the whole desktop becomes  
for about two seconds or so.

What version of the product are you using? On what operating system?

Arch Linux, current darcs version, cairo-clock is 0.3.4, cairo is 1.8.2-1,
ghc is 6.8.2.

Please provide any additional information below.

Everytime I switch back to cairo-clock's original birth-workspace, it shows
up in the
upper left corner of its window in its original size (150x150) and then
expands to
the ugly ellipsoid you can see in the screenshot. This error also occurs
with main

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