On Tue, 2008-10-07 at 08:09 +0200, Christoph Bartelmus wrote:
> Bastien Nocera "hadess@..." wrote:
> >>>> Wanting to have more LIRC applications working out-of-the-box, I wrote a
> >>>> simple program that parses Arnaud and Loïc's keycodes databases, and
> >>>> fixes existing remote definitions to use the standard key names as they
> >>>> defined.
> >>>> Patch is at:
> >>>> http://people.redhat.com/bnocera/lirc-fix-remote-keycodes.patch
> >>> Christoph, any news on merging that patch?
> >> Merge it where?
> >> Sorry, I had the impression that all this is still work in progress, not
> >> ready to be applied anywhere.
> > Work in progress, maybe, but it's still better than the current state of
> > affairs when it comes to standardising key names.
> > The patch is already applied to the Fedora LIRC packages, which allowed
> > me to have applications like Totem and Rhythmbox working out of the box,
> > after a simple click in gnome-lirc-properties.
> I'm really confused. Are you saying that you do conversion on user
> request, instead of converting all config files at packaging time?
No, they are converted at packaging time, it just means that running
gnome-lirc-properties will set up the remote, and that applications will
work out of the box with the default configurations.
> The main thing to do is to let irrecord only accept standard key names. I
> planned to do this once 0.8.4 is out.