[xmonad] dzen2 not recognized by avoidStruts on non-rectangular desktop

Justin Bogner mail at justinbogner.com
Thu Dec 23 05:53:29 CET 2010

Samir Unni <srunni at gmail.com> writes:
> I have 4 dzen2 instances, one anchored to both the left and right
> sides of the top and bottom edges of the 1440x900 screen. The two
> instances at the top of the screen are always recognized by
> avoidStruts, and windows do not overlap them. But when I have the
> 1920x1200 monitor connected, the instances anchored to the bottom edge
> (i.e., those above the dead space) are overlapped by windows. I am
> fairly sure it's a bug in the code, as when I disconnect the 1920x1200
> monitor, I have no such problems.

What does dzen report as its struts in both of these situations? You
can run `xprop | grep STRUT` to see what _NET_WM_STRUT and
_NET_WM_STRUT_PARTIAL are reported.

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