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Re: Suggestions for reporting remote control button presses to userland

On Wed, 08 Oct 2008 08:41:20 -0400
"Jared D. McNeill" <> wrote:

> > how do keyboards (or computers) with 'media buttons' work?  If they
> > translate into some kind of keycode then I think a remote control
> > should probably just do that also.. (it is a key press on a board
> > of keys :)
It depends on the keyboard.  Some button presses are just key codes,
some are USB HID events.  

I'd look at how MythTV handles remotes -- it might be a good API to

                --Steve Bellovin,

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