Re: Mouse support bugs and a couple of feature requests (fwd)

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Date: Mon, 4 Sep 2006 06:03:52 -0400
From: Stephan Sokolow
To: Pavel Tsekov
Subject: Re: Mouse support bugs and a couple of feature requests

On Monday September 4, 2006 05:15, you wrote:
On Sat, 2 Sep 2006, Stephan Sokolow wrote:
First, the bug:
1. Running mc inside screen at the Linux console prevents gpm mouse
support from working.

Seems to be a gpm problem. See what I've got in my syslog:

*** warning [client.c(183)]: Failed gpm connect attempt by uid 500 for vc 0

I ran MC under debugger in linux console both with screen and in plain
console. When I am not running screen everything is normal. If I start
screen I get the above message both in syslog and printed on the console
... but the Gpm_Open() call doesn't report error. I'll try to research why
this happens but it is obvious that this problem is not MC related.

Fair enough. However, there's still the matter of MC requiring an explicit -x
switch to get mouse support in a Yakuake/Konsole-->screen stack. Any
suggestions for how I might track down the problem?

Stephan Sokolow Webmaster

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