GPM support in NCurses

Tyler Berry loki at io.com
Tue Aug 27 12:31:23 PDT 2002


On Tue, 27 Aug 2002, Richard Lightman wrote:

> This can only affect interactive console programs, and the only when
> there is something obvious that might need clicking. The only obvious
> candidates are browsers and editors.
> 
> The programs I spend most time with are mu (my editor), lynx and mutt.
> Mu is my own creation, and deliberately does not look for a mouse.
> I found the new behaviour in lynx such a backward step that I
> recompiled ncurses before testing mutt.

Having played around with Links on the console for a while, I've decided 
that you're right. When I attempt to select a block of text, my cursor 
freezes in place. That's definitely inferior.

-T

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