[xmonad] mplayer moves 1 step right and 1 step down

Carsten Mattner carstenmattner at gmail.com
Sun Feb 10 11:20:31 CET 2013

On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 12:44 AM, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 22, 2012 at 6:19 PM, <wagnerdm at seas.upenn.edu> wrote:
>> At a guess, it's moving down and to the right by the size of your
>> borderWidth because some piece of software in the stack forgot that X
>> borders existed. Try setting your borderWidth to something big like 30 and
>> you'll know if this is true. If only mplayer is exhibiting this behavior, it
>> is likely mplayer that's forgotten; otherwise, check if you have a
>> compositing manager running or if xmonad itself is doing some math wrong
>> somewhere.
> xcompmgr at least doesn't figure borders into things, so it makes the
> problem worse; but the real problem is as stated in the bug I pointed to
> earlier.

I saw a similar window move and resize bugfix applied recently and
so want to raise this issue again because it's my only functionality
gripe with xmonad.

Has there been any insight into this in the meantime?

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