Move GPM into LFS?

Bernd Pol bernd.pol at online.de
Fri Jan 26 18:33:11 PST 2007


I found it invaluable to have full mouse support in the Linux console, 
Unfortunately ncurses and vim have to be recompiled when you install GPM 
only late from the BLFS book.

This problem is mentioned in the BLFS wiki as well 
(http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/GPM) along with an imho 
rather critical patch.

As recompiling ncurses is not a trivial task, why not move GPM over from 
BLFS?

Bernd



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