2007/2/28, Arnaud Quette <aquette.dev@gmail.com>:
Hi Christoph,

28 Feb 2007 08:11:00 +0100, Christoph Bartelmus <lirc@bartelmus.de>:
> Hi!
> Arnaud Quette " aquette.dev@gmail.com" wrote:
> > this is the continuation of a thread started a long time ago (in a
> > galaxy not so far away ;) ):
> > http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/message.php?msg_id=10666620
> >
> > This time, I will address each point separately, starting with the key
> > namespace. Also, this time I have some help (thanks to Loic Dardant),
> > and another interest
> > (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MediaCenter/RemoteSupport).
> >
> > Well, the LIRC namespace issue is well known:
> > - there is no common namespace to describe the keys in lircd.conf files.
> I still think that we should use the namespace defined in
> /usr/include/linux/input.h
> That would enable lircd to automatically generate input events, which
> has been discussed here recently.

as per my original post (2 years ago), so do I ;-)
I've cc'ed Vojtech Pavlik for info.

For the recall, the linux input naming is located in
linux-X.Y.Z /include/linux/input.h
iirc again, there was some extension needed (for aux<more than 2> and
maybe other things).

I've not digged, nor planned to, the thread you mentioned above. If
you think there are things interesting for the present sudject, please
let me know.

> [...]
> > 2) case: upper, lower or mixed (lower with upper for the first letter).
> > ie: FORWARD, forward, Forward
> Button name handling in LIRC ignores case: I don't care.

for the signal handling no.
but for homogeneity accross the lircd.conf, and compliance to the
linux input naming, that's better.

> [...]
> > 4) Some remote have both <button>_UP and <button>_DOWN signals.
> > What to do with these. Duplicate the signal, or keep only one (the down
> > one)?
> There are very few remotes with this feature. I would probably remove
> the _DOWN from button names and keep the _UP.

seems 1 (remote) already did so (don't recall which, but I've seen an
occurence of _UP, without _DOWN...)

@Loic: the path seems clear. Can you take over the creation of the new
If it's ok, let's followup priv. between frenchies ;-)

It's ok for the creation of the new namespace. I'm waiting for the  direction of the work.

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