[mythtv-users] Lirc and MythGame

Joseph A. Caputo jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Mon Mar 7 20:57:12 UTC 2005


On Monday 07 March 2005 15:10, Lane Schwartz wrote:
> Has anyone been successful in getting fceu-sdl (NES emulator) to
> recognize key events sent by irxevent?
> 
> Specifically, I'm trying to map the EXIT key on my remote control to
> send ESC to fceu-sdl, to exit the game. Right now I have to hit ESC on
> the keyboard to exit the emulator.
> 
> My remote works great with MythTV. When I run irxevent and fceu-sdl
> manually, I can get irxevent to recognize that the EXIT key was
> pressed and that it should be sending ESC to fceu-sdl. But fceu-sdl
> doesn't seem to be getting the key event.
> 
> Any thoughts?

Ain't gonna happen.  Irxevent uses the X11 input mechanism to send key 
events.  'fceu-sdl' uses, presumably, SDL.  SDL != X11.  irxevent 
doesn't work with SDL games, or any program that doesn't use standard 
XInput X11 key event handling.

-JAC


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