Re: [dev] [dwm] x11 corner case bug

From: Bjartur Thorlacius <>
Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2011 13:03:34 +0000

IIRC, my dwm just moves windows just to the right of the right edge of
the screen, without trouble. Unmapping is probably the right thing to
do, even if I'm too lazy myself.

On 10/10/11, Connor Lane Smith <> wrote:
> Hey,
> On 10/10/2011, Matthew Phillips <> wrote:
>> I stumbled on an odd dwm X11 bug yesterday. Resize any window (a terminal
>> works) to 4-5 times the width of your screens resolution, and at some
>> point
>> the floating superwide window will appear on all workspaces, but becomes
>> unselectable.
> I think the offending code is line 1600 in dwm.c. Instead of unmapping
> hidden windows, dwm simply moves them two screen widths to the right.
> Presumably here it reaches some kind of limit and X refuses to allow
> its right edge to be so far to the right, so it gets stuck and covers
> the tags on which it is meant to be hidden.
> cls
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