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Re: lynx-dev Mouse support on the console?

From: T.E.Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Mouse support on the console?
Date: Sun, 16 Jan 100 18:59:53 -0500 (EST)

> T.E.Dickey <address@hidden> said: 
> > Do the ncurses test programs work with the mouse (and gpm)?   Some versions 
> > of gpm are distributed in a form that prevents the libgpm from linking  
> > properly with ncurses (that's an faq).  I see this if I do 'nm' on 
> > 
> > and see if wgetch is defined in it - not listed as an external. 
> Sorry for not realizing this was a FAQ. 
( I've answered it enough to know ;-)

> It seems that test programs have been left out from ncurses in the SuSE 
> package. As for gpm I think wgetch is listed as an external..? 
> # nm -g | grep wgetch 
> U wgetch 

that's external in the sense that I meant ("undefined" = "U")
and ncurses was configured with gpm?
        configure --with-gpm

The lynx configure script is supposed to test if it must use -lncurses -lgpm,
so that's another check.
> Would the solution be to compile gpm myself..? 

Thomas E. Dickey

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