[mythtv-users] Feature: Configurable LIRC client name [PATCH]

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Feb 16 03:01:44 UTC 2010

On 02/15/2010 03:48 PM, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 2:55 PM, David Kubicek wrote:
>> MythTV is primarily designed to be controlled remotely - I reckon whatever
>> patch is there ready to help in this regard, it should be welcome, right? :)
>> This snippet just adds a reasonable option for LIRC users: there are several
>> MythUI applications so it should be possible to tell them apart if one
>> desires. My $0.02 :)
> I think it sounds like a reasonable patch. I'd even be happy to try it
> out and comment on it, and hell, maybe even apply it. But... only
> after its got a proper ticket in trac. :)

FWIW, I sent a response to the -dev list one with a proposed alternative 
implementation that avoids adding YAUUS (Yet Another Usually Unnecessary 

I don't mind the idea--I just hate settings.  :)

I'm pretty sure the approach would allow all the benefits you want, but 
without the setting.


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