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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: Tue, 18 Jan 100 15:15:20 -0500 (EST)

> T.E.Dickey <address@hidden> said: 
> >     configure --with-shared 
> >     make install 
> >    
> > That will leave the file intact, install a, 
> > and make the /usr/lib/ link point to the latter.  So applications 
> > which are compiled and linked thereafter will (normally) run with the 
> > version 
> > 5 libraries. 
> Did what you said and annoyingly Lynx this time linked to *both* the old 
> in /lib and the newly compiled in 
> /usr/lib, the result: Still no mouse support! 

perhaps libgpm was linked to the version-4 library?
(I check those with ldd, which can be fooled, but usually gives good info)
        ldd /usr/lib/
> So now I have cruelly renamed the old shared library into 
> oblivion and made a symlink of that name to and 
> recompiled Lynx and now mouse support works! 

good (I guess ;-)
> Geez, why does it have to be so much trouble ;-) 

It used to be worse - before 4.2 we didn't link to the exact version of
the C runtime library (in part because no one cared until the introduction
of glibc2).
> Thanks for your help. 

no problem.
> Morten 

Thomas E. Dickey

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