LIRC guide for FreeBSD

Dieter freebsd at sopwith.solgatos.com
Fri Mar 16 03:01:25 UTC 2007


> but the problem then was that LIRC's "driver" for serial ports was
> totally Linux-specific, not very clean code, and not easy to port over
> to FreeBSD. So nobody did make a LIRC serial port driver for FreeBSD .

Last time I looked (a few weeks ago) LIRC wasn't even close to being
64 bit clean.  And there are reports of LIRC not working even on
32 bit Linux.

Isn't there an alternative to LIRC?  If not, perhaps a summer of code
idea?  (Either fix LIRC or start a new program that works.)


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