[linux-dvb] [patch 0/8] budget_ci: improve IR input handling

Oliver Endriss o.endriss at gmx.de
Wed Oct 4 12:40:42 CEST 2006

David Härdeman wrote:
> On Wed, October 4, 2006 1:20, Oliver Endriss said:
> > Torgeir Veimo wrote:
> >> Those double keypress issues are also present when using the linux
> >> input system, it's not LIRC dependent at all.
> ...
> > Solution:
> > The application must grab the input device for exclusive access.
> > In other words: Get LIRC fixed. ;-)
> No, the proper solution is to get rid of LIRC altogether, just use the
> input subsystem - it is a much saner solution (and I say this as someone
> who has written patches for LIRC in the past).

*I* do not use LIRC, and *I* don't have any problems.

> If any of your favourite apps don't support mapping arbitrary keys to
> actions, file a bug report against that app (MythTV, Xine, Mplayer, Xmame
> all support mapping keys).

*My* favourite application works perfectly without LIRC.


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