[xmonad] Minor problem with fullscreen games and XMonad.Layout.NoBorders

Roman Cheplyaka roma at ro-che.info
Sat Feb 7 06:39:22 EST 2009

* Joseph Garvin <k04jg02 at gmail.com> [2009-02-07 03:17:17-0500]
> I have the following layout hook, for getting things working with
> gnome-panel and so that fullscreen games don't get assigned a border:
> layoutHook = smartBorders $ ewmhDesktopsLayout $ avoidStruts $
> layoutHook defaultConfig
> Then I have the following in my manage hook:
> title     =? "Brood War"      --> doFloat
> This mostly works, my fullscreen games are fullscreen as they should
> be and there is no border. UNLESS, I am on a workspace where no other
> windows are open. Then the border still appears. So to play my game, I
> open an empty terminal, then launch it. That way there are no borders.
> But if the game is the only window, the border is still there. Anyway
> to fix that and/or is this a bug?

This looks like [1], which is fixed in darcs, not sure whether it
got included into 0.8.1.

  1. http://code.google.com/p/xmonad/issues/detail?id=223
Roman I. Cheplyaka (aka Feuerbach @ IRC)

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