Re: In-kernel IR remote control support

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Wed Dec 03 2008 - 03:26:21 EST

On Tue 2008-12-02 19:00:00, Christoph Bartelmus wrote:
> Hi Pavel,
> on 23 Nov 08 at 19:01, Pavel Machek wrote:
> [...]
> >>> support for the common remotes. That seems like a net plus to me, and
> >>> you can still keep the obscure ones in userland.
> >>
> >> Jon's code and the LIRC approach exclude each other. It does not make
> >> sense to have both in the kernel. There have been attempts to clean up
> >> LIRC code to be included in the kernel. The current discussion lessens my
> >> hope that this will happen anytime soon.
> > I don't see why we could not use Jon's code for common remotes decoded
> > mostly by hw, and your code for the obscure cases.
> Ok, how about this:
> there's one common point in lirc_dev where all IR timing data is handled.
> Jon's code can grab the data at this point and feed it into its state
> machine. That way there's no need to change any of the existing drivers.
> And we all work together to get this stuff ready for inclusion into the
> kernel.

Yes, that sounds sane.

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