[mythtv-users] What major features are planned for 0.27?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Nov 25 21:40:40 UTC 2012

On 11/25/2012 09:43 AM, Simon Hobson wrote:
> I'm running Mythbuntu with 0.24. I've found where to setup keys, but 
> most of the keys on the remote don't seem to do anything - as in, I 
> get to the dialog that says "Press the key you want to assign" (or 
> something like that), but most of the keys on the remote don't cause 
> any response.
> Does this mean, as Mark has been suggesting, that I need to install 
> and configure LIRC before the rest of these keys will work ?
> If so, then I see this as more of a system issue (it's not 
> processing/mapping most of the codes it receives) rather than a Myth 
> issue. I don't think it's fair to blame Myth for ignoring events it 
> isn't told about.

Summary:  There's a systemic issue (any key with code > 256 is filtered 
by X), and there may be Qt-support issues (we can only use keys Qt knows 
about***), but we also don't provide any default mappings for some of 
the VCR keys (because doing so is likely to mean many users would have 
to unmap some/most keys then re-map them to work properly with their 
remote layout).


*** Depending on Qt version:

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