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Re: why can't mc open /dev/gpmctl?

On Fri, 1 Sep 2000, Martijn van de Streek wrote:

> > Sep  1 12:13:48 pkfp20 mc: /dev/gpmctl: No such file or directory
> > 
> >  I wonder why. Maybe a bug in mc? In fact, /dev/gpmctl exists:
> I got these too, with both mc and links. I guess it's a libgpm0-bug.
> Installing (and running) gpm fixed it for me (gpm can't listen() on
> it's AF_UNIX socket when it's not installed/running :).

I have gpm, and it runs as a daemon. I thought that /dev/gpmctl would
not exist if gpm doesn't run. But it is there, although mc insists
it isn't. Strange.


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