[mythtv] [PLUGIN] Key binding editor (MythControls)

Micah F. Galizia mfgalizi at uwo.ca
Thu May 5 13:57:34 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-05-05 at 09:41 -0400, J. Donavan Stanley wrote:
> Micah F. Galizia wrote:
> >That sounds like an excuse to me!  Correct me if I am wrong, but to use
> >LIRC, every single app you want to use already has to have added support
> >for the LIRC client libraries.  If they can support LIRC, then why not
> >the Linux input layer?
> >  
> >
> You are wrong. ;)
> The path of least resistance for using remotes is to use the irxevent
> application that's included with lirc.  This allows ANY application
> (that accepts X events for input) to receive remote input as though it
> had been entered with a keyboard. This allows for all kinds of
> applications to be used without hassle.

OK, fine.  But I still think that the Linux input layer is better.  Its
already there, it works well with any remote I have ever owned, and it
works without X.
Micah F. Galizia
mfgalizi at uwo.ca

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that he wants to live humbly for one."   --W. Stekel
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