[mythtv-users] Enhancement request?
dan at milkcarton.com
Mon Apr 12 13:49:16 EDT 2004
Maybe you could try reading the docs for lirc?
Maybe you could also try searching say. . . google before you post. . .
"mythtv lirc socket" in google, third link down gets me: Mailing List
Archive: MythTV: Dev: native lirc support for ...
... So I wrote code (a class) to connect to the /dev/lircd socket and
send the proper
commands to ... Then I found the existing lirc native support in mythtv. ...
GERALD SCHEPENS wrote:
> I think it would be great if lirc always directed its output to
> mythfrontend, regardless of what was in the foreground.
> Sometimes I'm doing other things on the computer and I forget that I
> don't have mythfrontend in the foreground, so when I press buttons on
> the remote, they don't do anything.
> Maybe there's a good reason why the system is set up that way that
> I'm not aware of. But if there isn't, I think it'd be cool for lirc
> to send its output to mythfrontend specifically rather than just
> whatever's in the foreground. I'm sure there are dozens of ways this
> could be accomplished. Maybe lirc could make its output available to
> programs via a socket that clients connect to? Maybe something
> interesting could be done with pttys?
> Just a random thought on a Monday.
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