[mythtv] update cec support to work with v2 of libcec

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Tue Jun 11 01:44:03 UTC 2013

mythtv at phipps-hutton.freeserve.co.uk writes:

> Quoting Karl Dietz <dekarl at spaetfruehstuecken.org>:
>> mates, CEC is more then just "yet another input device" (see
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HDMI#CEC), there nice things like:
>> System Standby, OSD Display, Device Menu Control, Routing Control,
>> Device OSD Name Transfer or System Audio Control...
>> Actually I find it more interesting to control TV / amp from MythTV then
>> the other way round!
> Agreed, there is a lot of potential, but I don't think doing it via
> mythfrontend is going to be simple or happen any time soon. On the
> other hand there is already a branch of libcec-demon that has a socket
> that lets you send arbitrary CEC commands.

Hmm, I wonder if you could tie that into lircd?

> Cheers,
> Tim.


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