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Date:	Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:14:11 +0300
From:	Tomas Melin <tomas.melin@....fi>
To:	Mauro Carvalho Chehab <m.chehab@...sung.com>
Cc:	james.hogan@...tec.com,
	Antti Seppälä <a.seppala@...il.com>,
	linux-media@...r.kernel.org, LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	David Härdeman <david@...deman.nu>
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
<m.chehab@...sung.com> 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.

Tomas
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