stosss stosss at
Sat Feb 20 10:32:33 PST 2010

On Sat, Feb 20, 2010 at 9:37 AM, Carl Thorn <thorncs at> wrote:
> I compiled gpm-1.20.6 before reading the hint in the svn version of the
> book. I am using LFS 6.6rc. I was wondering whether the hint still applies
> to the newer versions as it was last updated in 2006. I can't seem to get
> the mouse to work. The hint says I should recompile gpm using --without
> curses and then recompiling ncurses. It also says that gpm won't work with
> UTF8. This is my second attempt with BLFS. The first time I was using LFS
> 6.1 supplied with the livecd and BLFS 6.3. The mouse worked as soon as it
> was compiled in that version.

I built gpm-1.20.6 on LFS6.5 without reading any hint. I did not have
to mess with curses/ncurses.

Did you run the boot script and did you get your /etc/sysconfig/mouse
file configured properly?

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