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Date:	Fri, 27 Nov 2009 01:28:36 +0100
From:	Krzysztof Halasa <>
To:	Dmitry Torokhov <>
Cc:	Jarod Wilson <>,
	Devin Heitmueller <>,
	Christoph Bartelmus <>,,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [RFC] Should we create a raw input interface for IR's ?

Dmitry Torokhov <> writes:

> There are binary sysfs attributes.

Aren't they to be used for things like ROMs and EEPROMs exclusively?

> For ioctl you also need to open and
> close the device.

Sure, but I do it once.

> Plus, how often do you expect to perform this
> operation? Don't you think you are trying to optimize something that
> does not have any real performavnce impact here?

Maybe, anyway it will have to work before it's included in the kernel,
so I don't worry too much about it. Perhaps we should then merge the
lirc patches so both driver sets can be improved?
Krzysztof Halasa
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