[xmonad] Issue with smartBorders from XMonad.Layout.NoBorders

adam vogt vogt.adam at gmail.com
Sun Sep 11 17:16:06 CEST 2011

Hi Džen

Does w1 takes up the whole screen? This happens if you have no status
bar. To get borders in that case, I think you can use instead of

lessBorders (Combine Difference Never OnlyFloat)


On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 11:06 AM, Džen <yvldwt at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone
> Seems like I've run over a bug in XMonad.Layout.NoBorders when using
> smartBorders.
> Steps to reproduce:
> 1. Open two windows w0 and w1 in a simple tiling mode
> 2. Click on window w1 while holding your mod key (window will start to
>   float). Borders will now appear around window w1
> 3. Do the same with window w0, but DO NOT resize the window
> Notice how window w0 has no borders, which seems to be a bug to me. As
> soon as window w0 is resized, the borders appear.
> I'm using the latest snapshots of xmonad and xmonad-contrib from darcs.
> Best regards
> --
> Džen
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