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Re: `xterm-mouse-mode' has a bogus Custom group

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: `xterm-mouse-mode' has a bogus Custom group
Date: Thu, 07 Apr 2005 10:44:19 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

> Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:
>>     The console clearly is exclusively a feature of the kernel.
>> The console is implemented by the kernel, but you use it to log in
>> to the whole system.
> There are embedded Linux systems that are most definitely not GNU, and
> for example the system at <URL:http://www.skarnet.org/poweredby.html>
> runs Linux, but not the GNU system.

Does Emacs run on those systems?

The "Linux kernel console" -- as the user sees it on a GNU/Linux system--
is typically just a process started by the kernel which runs "/bin/sh".

So when the user interacts with the console, he is interacting with
GNU software (e.g. bash), not the kernel.

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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