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

Stefan Lippers-Hollmann s.L-H at gmx.de
Wed Mar 9 15:48:37 UTC 2011


On Wednesday 09 March 2011, Christian Ohm wrote:
> 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
> > or
> > 	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
> location now.

Thanks for confirming my suspicion, I've reported it as #617523
http://bugs.debian.org/617523 now.

	Stefan Lippers-Hollmann

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