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Re: gpm - Re: rawhide report: 20080605 changes



On Thu, 2008-06-05 at 08:40 -0400, Steve Grubb wrote:
> On Thursday 05 June 2008 05:42:42 Rawhide wrote:
> > gpm-1.20.3-2.fc10
> > -----------------
> > * Wed Jun  4 18:00:00 2008 Zdenek Prikryl <zprikryl redhat com> - 1.20.3-2
> > - Enable gpm in runlevel 5
> 
> I have to ask why? From rpm -qi:
> 
> Description :
> Gpm provides mouse support to text-based Linux applications like the
> Emacs editor and the Midnight Commander file management system.
> 
> That would be runlevel 4 and lower.
> 

So when you kick to a console to fix something you can cut and paste
w/your mouse.

not that I necessarily agree but that's probably why
-sv



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