Re: [dev][dwm]size of dwm root window and framebuffer

From: Anselm R Garbe <>
Date: Tue, 8 Aug 2017 13:54:53 +0200

Hi Kajetan,

On 8 August 2017 at 12:49, Kajetan Jasztal <> wrote:
> my laptop's screen broke lately and I've got about 168px column
> on left unusable, this xrandr command seems to work, ie it crops
> screen to working area
> xrandr --fb 1432x900 --output eDP1 --auto --transform 1,0,-168,0,1,0,0,0,1
> but dwm renders on full width of screen (1600x900), so root and
> other windows sticks outside of screen even though xserver don't
> allow mouse pointer to escape past right edge of screen.
> shouldn't dwm be rendered to size of framebuffer or am I using
> xrandr the wrong way?

Interesting observation. It's quite likely that dwm always assumes
sx=0 sy=0, which could be the reason, but I can only check on Thu.

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