[SDL] directfb and gpm

Stephane Marchesin stephane.marchesin at wanadoo.fr
Thu Mar 31 14:12:51 PST 2005

Bob Pendleton wrote:

>On Thu, 2005-03-31 at 20:44 +0900, Steve B. wrote:
>>I had this working a while back.. and now I can't.
>>Anybody care to give me advice on how to get a mouse when running a sdl
>>app from the framebuffer (directfb) ?  I have gpm running.. but no
>>mouse.  Of course I really don't understand gpm to well, but it loads
>>with no problems.
>When you say you have "no mouse" do you mean you are not getting any
>mouse events? Or, do you mean that you do not see the mouse cursor? Or
>both? Normally, you have to draw the cursor your self when you are using
>a video device directly. 
>Also, when you say "gpm" are you really talking about "gdm"?
gpm is the console mouse daemon.


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