[Pkg-lirc-maint] Bug#617417: Bug#617417: liblircclient0: Breaks inputlirc.

Stefan Lippers-Hollmann s.L-H at gmx.de
Wed Mar 9 03:46:37 UTC 2011

severity 617417 serious
tags 617417 - unreproducible
tags 617417 - moreinfo


On Wednesday 09 March 2011, Christian Ohm wrote:
> On Wednesday,  9 March 2011 at  0:46, Stefan Lippers-Hollmann wrote:
> > On Tuesday 08 March 2011, Christian Ohm wrote:
> To reproduce, it should be enough to start "inputlircd -f /dev/input/event0"
> (shouldn't matter which, as long as it runs), then run "mplayer
> nonexistingfile". That gives

I think I've located the issue now, lirc 0.8.6 changed the default 
socket location from /dev/lircd to /var/run/lirc/lircd, while inputlirc
doesn't know about this new socket location. It would be great if you 
could test changing the socket location for inputlirc:
	inputlircd -d /var/run/lirc/lircd -f /dev/input/event0
	OPTIONS="-d /var/run/lirc/lircd"
in /etc/default/inputlirc respectively.

At the moment, I'm not really sure where this issue is to be fixed 
best, as this lirc upstream change is well established by now and 
because teh socket doesn't really belong into /dev/:

2009-07-08  lirc  <lirc at m320>

	* NEWS, configure.ac, daemons/lircd.c, daemons/lircmd.c, doc/html-source/configure.html, doc/html-source/install.html, doc/man-source/irsend.inc, doc/man-source/lircd.inc, tools/lirc_client.c:
	  moved default lircd, lircmd and lircrcd config file locations to /etc/lirc/

	Stefan Lippers-Hollmann

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