[arch-dev-public] [signoff] gpm 1.20.6-1

Eric Bélanger snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Thu Feb 19 16:11:37 EST 2009

On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 3:37 PM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 2:20 PM, Eric Bélanger <snowmaniscool at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Feb 15, 2009 at 5:25 PM, Eric Bélanger <snowmaniscool at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 10:13 PM, Eric Bélanger <snowmaniscool at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> gpm 1.20.6-1 is in testing for both arches. please signoff.
>>>> Changes: minor upstream update and added .install file to handle info file.
>>>> Upstream Changelog:
>>>> Released: 9th of February 2009
>>>> Changes:
>>>>   * Some cleanups (Mike Frysinger/Nico Schottelius)
>>>>   * Pull in fcntl.h rather than unistd.h for open() (Mike Frysinger)
>>>>   * Fix gcc warning "control reaches end of non-void function" (Mike Frysinger)
>>>>   * Fix building with libtool-2 (Mike Frysinger)
>>> Bump. Anyone?
>> Rebump. This as been in testing for 10 days now. Can I move it to core?
> Yeah - go ahead. Do you happen to know a good way of testing gpm, for
> the future? I think links supports it if you're outside X, right?

gpm provides mouse support outside of X so you don't even need links.
Just start the gpm daemon and you should be able to use your mouse
(for copy/paste) when using the console. You might need to configuring
it for your mouse to have it to work properly. I'm a bit suprised that
no other dev seem to be using it.

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