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

hermann pitton hermann-pitton at arcor.de
Tue Feb 19 23:50:40 CET 2008

Am Dienstag, den 19.02.2008, 23:29 +0100 schrieb Patrick Boettcher:
> 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.


for what we have ir-common then already?

Did not look in any details, but we have a hook there,
also for RC5 remotes.


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