[xmonad] Window(s) overlaps status bar after xmonad is restarted

Adam Vogt vogt.adam at gmail.com
Sun Aug 14 21:00:15 CEST 2011

* On Sunday, August 14 2011, Norbert Zeh wrote:

>Dunric [2011.08.14 1931 +0200]:
>> Hi,
>> any advice how to prevent windows to overlap statusbar after xmonad
>> is (re)started ?
>As far as I know, this is a known issue and a minor one at that.
>Actually simply switching focus fixes the issue.  It would be nice to
>understand why this happens and find a fix for it, though.


I believe the issue is addressed by XMonad.Hooks.ManageDocks.docksEventHook 
added by this patch (which unfortunately isn't an xmonad-contrib on 

Tue Jul  6 14:58:34 EDT 2010  Tomas Janousek
  * X.H.ManageDocks: event hook to refresh on new docks


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