GPM support in NCurses

Tyler Berry loki at io.com
Tue Aug 27 01:45:06 PDT 2002


On Tue, 27 Aug 2002, Richard Lightman wrote:

> Without support for gpm in ncurses, all you get is cut & paste. With
> support, clicking on a link in lynx follows the link. I suspect some
> editors will move the cursor to the place where the mouse was clicked.
> The bad news is you loose cut and paste in some programs.
> 
> I tried it for a while, and decided I prefered cut and paste.

Out of curiosity, which programs did you lose cut and paste in?

I honestly wouldn't have noticed; by the time I got iBook 2+3 mouse button 
emulation working in the kernel, I'd progressed from console to Gnome 2.0 
(which, I might add, is working beautifully).

-T

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