Commit c95ebbf8 authored by Alan Mackenzie's avatar Alan Mackenzie

Extend gpm-mouse-mode's doc string and doc to point out limitations.

* lisp/t-mouse.el (gpm-mouse-mode): Extend doc string to indicate the
inability to transfer text between Emacs and other programs which use GPM.

* doc/emacs/frames.texi (Text-Only Mouse): Note the inability to transfer text
between Emacs and other progrmas which use GPM.
parent a91b4b51
......@@ -1275,7 +1275,10 @@ again.
@findex gpm-mouse-mode
In the console on GNU/Linux, you can use @kbd{M-x gpm-mouse-mode} to
enable mouse support. You must have the gpm server installed and
running on your system in order for this to work.
running on your system in order for this to work. Note that when
this mode is enabled, you cannot use the mouse to transfer text
between Emacs and other programs which use GPM. This is due to
limitations in GPM and the Linux kernel.
@iftex
@xref{MS-DOS Mouse,,,emacs-xtra,Specialized Emacs Features},
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......@@ -73,7 +73,11 @@ the mode if ARG is omitted or nil.
This allows the use of the mouse when operating on a GNU/Linux console,
in the same way as you can use the mouse under X11.
It relies on the `gpm' daemon being activated."
It relies on the `gpm' daemon being activated.
Note that when `gpm-mouse-mode' is enabled, you cannot use the
mouse to transfer text between Emacs and other programs which use
GPM. This is due to limitations in GPM and the Linux kernel."
:global t :group 'mouse :init-value t
(dolist (terminal (terminal-list))
(when (and (eq t (terminal-live-p terminal))
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