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update intro to gpm and bc

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1<sect2>
2<title>Installation of <application>gpm</application></title>
3
4<para>Download the patches for <application>gpm</application> from <ulink url="&hfile-root;"/>.</para>
5
6<para>Install <application>gpm</application> by running the following commands:
7</para>
8<!--
9<note><para>The <envar>LDFLAGS</envar> environment variable must be set before
10 configuring <application>gpm</application>.</para></note> -->
11
12<screen><userinput><command>patch -Np0 -i ../gpm-1.20.1-smooth-cursor.patch &amp;&amp;
13patch -Np1 -i ../gpm-1.20.1-segfault.patch &amp;&amp;
14patch -Np1 -i ../gpm-1.20.1-silent.patch &amp;&amp;
15LDFLAGS="-lm" ./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
16make &amp;&amp;
17make install</command></userinput></screen>
18</sect2>
19
20
21<sect2>
22<title>Command explanations</title>
23
24<para><command>export LDFLAGS="-lm"</command> : The math library
25 must be linked with gpm, as ceil() is used in some cursor scrolling
26 logic. <envar>LDFLAGS</envar> is only needed if you optimize gpm for size.
27</para>
28
29</sect2>
30
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