Re: [dwm] VIM windows get minimized after a focus change

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2007 12:35:21 +0100


hmm, I cannot reproduce this bug either, though I tried to
reproduce under Ubuntu Feisty Fawn only...

Does anyone else can reproduce the issue mentioned here?


On Sun, Nov 18, 2007 at 05:38:30PM -0500, Ethan Mallove wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm using dwm in tiling-mode, and have a bizarre issue with
> VIM windows. (Clarification: when I say "vim window", I'm
> referring to the windows described at ":help
> windows-intro"). I have a vim window open which is itself
> split into several vim windows. My winheight in vim is fully
> maximized like this:
> :set wh?
> winheight=999
> When I change focus off of vim in dwm, and then return focus
> back to vim -- it appears as if the vim winheight has gone
> to "1" (the vim window has been minimized), though ":set
> wh?" still shows "999". I have the issue with both "vim" and
> "gvim" (I would post this to a *vim* mailing list, but I
> only see the issue when using dwm.)
> Does anyone have any ideas what might be going on?
> $ uname -a
> SunOS sr1-ubur-08 5.10 Generic_125100-04 sun4v sparc SUNW,Sun-Fire-T200
> $ dwm -v
> dwm-4.7, 2006-2007
> VIM:
> :version
> VIM - Vi IMproved 7.1 (2007 May 12, compiled May 13 2007 13:54:08)
> Big version with GTK GUI. Features included (+) or not (-):
> +arabic +autocmd +balloon_eval +browse ++builtin_terms
> +byte_offset +cindent +clientserver +clipboard
> +cmdline_compl +cmdline_hist +cmdline_info +comments
> +cryptv +cscope +cursorshape +dialog_con_gui +diff
> +digraphs +dnd -ebcdic +emacs_tags +eval +ex_extra
> +extra_search +farsi +file_in_path +find_in_path +folding
> -footer +fork() -gettext -hangul_input +iconv
> +insert_expand +jumplist +keymap +langmap +libcall
> +linebreak +lispindent +listcmds +localmap +menu
> +mksession +modify_fname +mouse +mouseshape +mouse_dec
> -mouse_gpm -mouse_jsbterm +mouse_netterm +mouse_xterm
> +multi_byte +multi_lang -mzscheme +netbeans_intg
> -osfiletype +path_extra -perl +postscript +printer
> -profile -python +quickfix +reltime +rightleft -ruby
> +scrollbind +signs +smartindent -sniff +statusline
> -sun_workshop +syntax +tag_binary +tag_old_static
> -tag_any_white -tcl +terminfo +termresponse +textobjects
> +title +toolbar +user_commands +vertsplit +virtualedit
> +visual +visualextra +viminfo +vreplace +wildignore
> +wildmenu +windows +writebackup +X11 +xfontset +xim
> +xsmp_interact +xterm_clipboard -xterm_save
> ...
> Compilation: gcc -c -I. -Iproto -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -DFEAT_GUI_GTK -I/pkg/X11/include/gtk-1.2 -I/pkg/X11/include/glib-1.2 -I/pkg/X11/lib/glib/include -I/usr/openwin/include -I/pkg/X11/include -I/pkg/local/include -I/pkg/local/include/libpng -I/pkg/gnu/include -D_LARGEFILE_SOURCE -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 -O3 -mv8 -mtune=ultrasparc -I/usr/openwin/include
> Linking: gcc -L/usr/openwin/lib -R/usr/openwin/lib -L/pkg/X11/lib -R/pkg/X11/lib -L/pkg/local/lib -R/pkg/local/lib -L/pkg/gnu/lib -R/pkg/gnu/lib -o vim -L/pkg/X11/lib -L/usr/openwin/lib -lgtk -lgdk -lgmodule -lglib -lXext -lm -lXt -lX11 -lSM -lICE -lncurses -lnsl -lsocket -liconv -ldl
> Thanks,
> Ethan

 Anselm R. Garbe >< >< GPG key: 0D73F361
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