[linux-dvb] [patch] support for key repeat with dib0700 ir receiver

Patrick Boettcher patrick.boettcher at desy.de
Tue Feb 19 23:29:14 CET 2008


Hi,

On Tue, 19 Feb 2008, Nicolas Will wrote:
>> I would suggest creating a netlink device which lircd (or similar) can
>> read from.
>
> Be ready to discount my opinion, I'm not too good at those things.
>
> Wouldn't going away from an event interface kill a possible direct link
> between the remote and X?
>
> The way I see it, LIRC is an additional layer that may be one too many
> in most cases. From my point of view, it is a relative pain I could do
> without. But I may have tunnel vision by lack of knowledge.

I agree with you. I'm more looking for a solution with existing things. 
LIRC is not in kernel. I don't think we should do something specific, new. 
If there is nothing which can be done with the event system I think we 
should either extend it or just drop this idea.

What about HID?

Patrick.

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