On Oct 23, 2004 at 09:59 +0200, Christoph Bartelmus wrote:
> Thatcher Ulrich "tu@..." wrote:
> > On the support forums for the USB-UIRT hardware, David Nevel posted a
> > patch to lirc to support this device. I can confirm it works just
> > dandy for me on a Debian testing box w/ prebuilt 2.6.8-1 kernel. I
> > had to update the patch slightly to conform to current lirc CVS.
> After a quick review I have two questions.
> 1. The USB-UIRT driver is based on the already existing UIRT driver.
> Would it be possible to integrate the USB-UIRT driver into the existing
> driver and maybe even autodetect which receiver is connected?
> 2. Is it really necessary to define a new mode LIRC_MODE_LEARN? As we
> need a new function aux_func() anyway I would suggest that we use this
> to set learn mode.
> That way learn mode can also be switched on when the hardware uses a
> protocol other than MODE2.
I'm cc'ing to the original author of the patch, since I don't think I
can answer intelligently.