[mythtv-users] New lirc client for sending XTest events: irxkeys
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Nov 12 01:22:11 UTC 2006
On 11/11/2006 06:23 PM, Brett Kosinski wrote:
> Well, I'm not sure if this'll be of any use to anyone else, but I
> figured I'd let people known about a little tool I wrote for sending
> XTest key events to an X server in response to IR events from lircd.
> Recently, I played with using a combination of irexec and xmacro for
> controlling things like zsnes (which doesn't work with irxevent), but
> the idea of running xmacro on every key press seemed a little silly,
> so I rolled together a simple application which combines the
> functionality of those two apps into a single program. The result is
> irxkeys, which you can find here:
> It's incredibly simple, there's no fancy config subsystem or build
> script or anything... it just barely does the job. But, hey, it wfm,
> so I figured, why not share? :)
> Incidentally, I did a cursory look to see if there was anything else
> out there that does the same job, but I didn't spot anything.
> Hopefully I didn't duplicate work, here...
How does this differ from irxevent? http://lirc.org/html/irxevent.html
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