Subject: Re: Patch review for mouse console support
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From: Julio Merino <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/07/2002 14:39:12
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On Tue, May 07, 2002 at 04:03:03AM -0400, Roland Dowdeswell wrote:
> On 1020245700 seconds since the Beginning of the UNIX epoch
> Julio Merino wrote:
> >
> So, now I actually have a more interesting observation. :-)  There
> is an issue in there.  How does moused deal with either of:
> 	1.  changing vt's while highlighting text, or
> 	2.  text output while highlighting text?
> It seems to me that right now it may not be strictly possible to
> do that, as the moused can't really ask for the information it
> might need to take care of these situations.

Well... I can't find a way to do those... this is why OpenBSD's approach
may be better (everything in the kernel) because it can take notice of all
of these events.

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Of course it runs NetBSD -
HispaBSD member -
Julio Merino <>

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