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Re: gpm in standard or not [was: Re: interesting times installing 2.4.17 in Woody...]

On Sun, 2002-02-24 at 13:50, Josip Rodin wrote:
> I haven't seen a single system where gpm caused any damage. Sure, sometimes
> the mouse type options were confusing when it came to my no-name mouses and
> I had to fiddle with it, but I can say the same for a lot of the other
> standard packages.
> I've plugged PS/2 mouses in and out before, it never caused the keyboard to
> die... maybe because the machines also had PS/2 keyboards. I don't think
> I've seen a newer machine that uses PS/2 for the mouse and AT for the
> keyboard.
> If it's been working this far, and it obviously has since there isn't a
> single RC bug filed against it, why downgrade it now?

There was a grave bug (#113454) filed against gpm back in September for
this very problem.


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