[mythtv-users] Link for Lirc compile problems on newer kernels

mike michaelachandler at cox.net
Tue Mar 20 05:46:49 UTC 2007

On Monday 19 March 2007 19:32, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 03/19/2007 10:01 PM, mike wrote:
> >> I don't know anything about the instructions on the wiki, but the last
> >> line quoted above is your problem.  It looks like you are using the
> >> debian way to compile the lirc pack ...
> >
> > I appreciate your response, it doesn't work here for some reason. ...
> >
> > I built my running kernel myself, the "debian way", and I would think
> > this should work.
> I don't know about the debian way, but if done the right way, CVS LIRC
> works fine.  ;)  I've been using 2.6.20 (and up) with LIRC (including
> LIRC kernel modules) since the day 2.6.20 was released.  Before that, I
> was using 2.6.18 (in various point releases) with LIRC, so I've been
> using 2.6.18 and up on my Myth boxes since November of last year.
> In all that time, I've done nothing special for the build (other than
> downloading CVS versions of LIRC rather than released versions).
> Mike "not a Debian user, so I can't give specific help, but only
> encouragement" Dean

Thanks for the encouragement, Michael...
I got lirc installed from the CVS sources, bad news is - I have no idea why it 
finally did.

On to getting my Hauppauge remote to work, so far, no luck there either, but 
something's gotta give.

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