[vdr] [ANNOUNCE] Remote Control Plugin 0.5.0

Oliver Endriss o.endriss at gmx.de
Wed Dec 26 03:56:48 CET 2012


Hi,

there is an update for the remote control plugin.

Compilation has been tested with VDR 1.4.7, 1.6.0, 1.7.31 and 1.7.34.
Other releases should work as well.


History:
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2012-12-26: Version 0.5.0
- gettext detection modified to use $(VDRDIR)/i18n.h (thanks to Tobias Grimm).
- Updated Italian language texts.
- Fixed some compiler warnings.
- Telnet section added to FAQ.
- GPL text added to all source files.
- Fixed crash with TTY and/or Telnet remotes when VDR terminated.
- Access /proc/av7110_ir in write-only mode (required by kernel 2.6.34+).
- Adopt Makefile for vdr 1.7.34+.

It can be downloaded from 
    http://www.escape-edv.de/endriss/vdr/

See README for details.


Short description:
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This plugin extends the remote control capabilities of vdr.
The following remote control devices are supported:

(a) linux input device driver ('/dev/input/eventX', X=0,1,2,...)
    - Built-in remote control port of the TT DVB-S2 6400
      (HD full-featured card).
    - Built-in remote control port of the av711x-based DVB cards
      (SD full-featured cards), e.g. DVB-S Nexus.
    - Remote control port of some budget cards, e.g. Nova-CI.
    - Other input devices.
    See file FAQ for a list of cards which have been reported to work.

(b) keyboard (tty driver): /dev/console, /dev/ttyX

(c) TCP connection (telnet)

(d) LIRC


Have fun,

Oliver
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