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SubjectRe: [PATCH 01/18] lirc core device driver infrastructure
Hi Jarod,

On Tue, Sep 09, 2008 at 12:05:46AM -0400, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> -Add Kconfig and Makefile bits
> -Add device driver interface and headers
> The initial Kconfig and Makefile bits were done by Mario Limonciello for
> the Ubuntu kernel, but have been tweaked a bit since then. Any errors are
> probably my doing.

Couple of questions - what is missing in the current input core to
properly support IR devices? How can we enhance it to not need new
subsystem to handle such devices? We already have in-kernel support for
some of the devices you are adding (ATI remotes, xbox, etc) so the
situation is not ideal. Could we try to work it in ininput core and
maybe provide LIRC device access through an input handler
implementation so that applications do not have to implement 2 types of


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