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Date:	Sat, 28 Nov 2009 20:59:25 -0800
From:	Dmitry Torokhov <>
To:	Jon Smirl <>
Cc:	Stefan Richter <>,
	Christoph Bartelmus <>,,,,,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [RFC] What are the goals for the architecture of an in-kernel
	IR system?

On Sat, Nov 28, 2009 at 05:18:34PM -0500, Jon Smirl wrote:
> I'm looking at a Sony multi-function remote right now. It has five
> devices and forty keys. Each of the five devices can transmit 0-9,
> power, volume, etc. It transmits 5*40 = 200 unique scancodes.
> I want the five devices to correspond to five apps. What's the plan
> for splitting those 200 scancodes into the five apps?
> I did it by creating five evdev devices each mapping 40 scancodes.
> That's lets me reuse KP_1 for each of the five apps.

KEY_NUMERIC_1 please (which should not be affected by numlock state).

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