[Pkg-lirc-maint] Bug#617417: Bug#617417: liblircclient0: Breaks inputlirc.
chr.ohm at gmx.net
Wed Mar 9 13:50:20 UTC 2011
On Wednesday, 9 March 2011 at 4:46, Stefan Lippers-Hollmann wrote:
> 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.
Ah, that was it, now it works. Thanks! I didn't notice that change (just looked
in /dev where it usually was).
> 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/:
I guess the problem is really inputlirc, which should default to the new socket
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