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SubjectRe: [RFC] Should we create a raw input interface for IR's ? - Was: Re: [PATCH 1/3 v2] lirc core device driver infrastructure
On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 09:51:31PM +0100, Krzysztof Halasa wrote:
> Dmitry Torokhov <dmitry.torokhov@gmail.com> writes:
>
> > Curreently the "scan" codes in the input layer serve just to help users
> > to map whatever the device emits into a proper input event code so that
> > the rest of userspace would not have to care and would work with all
> > types of devices (USB, PS/2, etc).
> >
> > I would not want to get to the point where the raw codes are used as a
> > primary data source.
>
> The "key" interface is not flexible enough at present.
>

In what way the key interface is unsufficient for delivering button
events?

--
Dmitry


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