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User who did this - Sven Greiner (SammysHP) 

Attached to Project - awesome
Summary - Initial fullscreen with mpv not working
Task Type - Bug Report
Category - Core
Status - Unconfirmed
Assigned To - 
Operating System - Linux
Severity - Low
Priority - Normal
Reported Version - 3.5.5
Due in Version - Undecided
Due Date - Undecided
Details - Play a video with mpv in fullscreen mode:

$ mpv --fs <some video file>

You'll notice that the wibox is still visible and the fullscreen video is moved 
down by exactly the height of the wibox.
Toggle the fullscreen mode by pressing f twice. Now the video covers the whole 

During my research I found this comment, maybe it is related:

> Note that we do indeed use a different method for the initial fullscreen 
> setting, because 
> that allows us to atomically create a fullscreen window without flicker. We 
> do this by 
> manually adding _NET_WM_STATE_FULLSCREEN to the _NET_WM_STATE property of our 
> window before 
> mapping, instead of sending a ewmh client message. Maybe this causes problems 
> with awesome?


$ awesome -v
awesome v3.5.5 (Kansas City Shuffle)
$ mpv --version
mpv 0.6.2 (C) 2000-2014 mpv/MPlayer/mplayer2 projects

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