[xmonad] xmonad config error

Fred Phillips fophillips at fophillips.org
Sun Oct 26 18:29:29 EDT 2008

On Sun Oct 26 21:32:28 2008, Guy Wire wrote:
> Hello,
> I just installed Xmonad on my Arch system.  The basic setup is simply amazing.  In trying to go through the configuration walk-through I downloaded the xmonad.hs file from the website.  Mod1+q gives me:
> Error detected while loading xmonad configuration file: ~/.xmonad/xmonad.hs
> xmonad.hs:161:53: Not in scope: 'W.shiftMaster'
> xmonad.hs:164:53: Not in scope: 'W.shiftMaster'
> xmonad.hs:168:53: Not in scope: 'W.shiftMaster'
> Please check the file for errors.

I am guessing you have a line in your xmonad.hs that looks like this:

  import qualified XMonad.StackSet as W (W.shift)

it needs to look like this:

  import qualified XMonad.StackSet as W (W.shift, W.shiftMaster)

Fred O. Phillips
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