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

Nicolas Will nico at youplala.net
Tue Feb 19 23:52:40 CET 2008

On Tue, 2008-02-19 at 23:29 +0100, Patrick Boettcher wrote:
> 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?


That's the sound I made when you've pushed me to the limit of my
competencies and clever remarks...

Others should jump in.


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