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Date:	Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:14:11 +0300
From:	Tomas Melin <>
To:	Mauro Carvalho Chehab <>
	Antti Seppälä <>,, LKML <>,
	David Härdeman <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH resend] [media] rc-core: fix protocol_change regression in ir_raw_event_register

On Sat, Oct 18, 2014 at 9:18 PM, Mauro Carvalho Chehab
<> wrote:
> The right behavior here is to enable the protocol as soon as the
> new keycode table is written by userspace.
> Except for LIRC and the protocol of the current table enabled is
> not a good idea because:
>         1) It misread the code from some other IR;
>         2) It will be just spending power without need, running
>            several tasks (one for each IR type) with no reason, as the
>            keytable won't match the codes for other IRs (and if it is
>            currently matching, then this is a bad behavior).
I agree, it sounds overkill to have all protocols enabled by default.
I'll make a new patch that enables lirc but disables other protocols
during registration.

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