[arch-dev-public] [signoff] gpm 1.20.3

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Tue Apr 22 23:01:39 EDT 2008

On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 8:46 PM, Eric Belanger
<belanger at astro.umontreal.ca> wrote:
>  in testing for both arches.
>  Changes:
>  - minor upstream update
>  - patches cleanup. One of them has been merged upstream, the others didn't
> applied anymore. However, they were mostly to prevent gpm from interfering
> with some terminal apps like vim and mc. They don't seem to be necessary
> anymore as vim and mc works correctly from the tests I did.
>  - closes FS#9949 : The /usr/lib/libgpm.so.1 symlink was present on the
> system but for unkonw reasons was no longer in the package. For this reason,
> forcing is necessary to install gpm 1.20.3.  I don't know how to inform the
> users about this ( front page news? or just keep an eye on the forum/ML to
> answer user's concern)

Other than the need to force, this seems to be fine. Maybe a
pre_upgrade message that it is ok to force it? /me shrugs

I'll signoff on i686

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