[vdr] lirc-0.8.6 moved socket to /var/run/lirc/lircd

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at tvdr.de
Sun Dec 6 15:54:47 CET 2009

On 29.09.2009 20:45, Matthias Schwarzott wrote:
> Hi list!
> lirc starting from version 0.8.6, does use the socket /var/run/lirc/lircd 
> instead of /dev/lircd, so all apps not using liblirc_client need to be 
> changed. Else IR will not work in VDR.
> There are two possibilities:
> 1. Shell code to check which of the two sockets do exist and adding relevant 
> command-line-parameter to vdr (--lirc=/var/run/lirc/lircd).
> 2. Patching VDR to check both pathes and using the existing one.

That's what VDR's --lirc option is for.

If you like, I can change the default (defined in Makefile and user
configurable in Make.config) to the new value.


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