gpm --> was RE: Chapter 7, 'Creating the /etc/init.d/ethnetscript'

Craig M. Reece shade at jetcity.com
Mon Aug 7 14:07:19 PDT 2000


I'll be installing that one soon since I am about to embark on getting GNOME
up. I managed to get X 4.0.1 working (woohoo) so now time to get something
better than twm running :)

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-lfs-discuss at pcrdallas.com
> [mailto:owner-lfs-discuss at pcrdallas.com]On Behalf Of Serguei
> Ostrovskii
> Sent: Monday, August 07, 2000 4:01 PM
> To: lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org
> Subject: Re: gpm --> was RE: Chapter 7, 'Creating the
> /etc/init.d/ethnetscript'
>
>
> "Craig M. Reece" wrote:
>
> > The basic trick with gpm is that it wants TeX installed to
> create the
> > documentation which is really silly since the man pages and
> info files are
> > already there. I editted the Makefile to remove the doc
> directory and that
> > got rid of the errors, of course I had to manually install
> the man pages
> > etc... (thus the need for a written hint :)
> >
> > > -----Original Message----- From: owner-lfs-discuss at pcrdallas.com
> > > [mailto:owner-lfs-discuss at pcrdallas.com]On Behalf Of
> Simon Perreault
> > > Sent: Monday, August 07, 2000 2:31 PM To:
> > > lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org Subject: Re: Chapter 7,
> 'Creating the
> > > /etc/init.d/ethnet script'
> > >
> > >
> > > > I have managed to get the dhcpcd installed and working
> since I need
> > > it for > my home network as well as at work. I was
> planning on writing
> > > up an > lfs-hint on how I dealt with it.
> > >
> > > I already wrote one. A gpm hint would be more useful, I
> couldn't get
> > > it to work.
> >
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> That's right. However I installed teTeX first, which is an
> useful thing
> itself. Most of the worthwhile docs are in texi format,
> and you want to convert to .dvi, then to .ps, view in X,
> print on PostScript
> printer ...
> About gpm it is just the beginning of the story. I hoped that
> ncurses-based
> programs ( e.g. make menuconfig )
> will react on events that gpm fires. Ncurses ./configure has
> the option
> especially for that : --with-gpm.
> And I've rebuilt ncurses with this option after installing
> gpm.However,
> nothing expected did happen.
> Any experience ? Ideas ?
> BTW, I can advice just the GREAT tool - Midnight Commander.
> Sergey Ostrovsky
>
>
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