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Re: [PATCH] Allow the user to restrict the RC5 address

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Hans Verkuil wrote:
> On Thursday 26 March 2009 03:34:53 Udo A. Steinberg wrote:
>   
>> Mauro,
>>
>> This patch allows users with multiple remotes to specify an RC5 address
>> for a remote from which key codes will be accepted. If no address is
>> specified, the default value of 0 accepts key codes from any remote. This
>> replaces the current hard-coded address checks, which are too
>> restrictive.
>>     
>
> I think this should be reviewed by Steve Toth first (CC-ed him).
>
> One thing that this patch breaks is if you have multiple Hauppauge remotes, 
> some sending 0x1e, some 0x1f. With this patch I can't use both, only one.
>
>   
Hans, thanks for bringing this to my attention.

Mauro, This patch is a regression, although a small one. it probably 
needs a little more work.

I too tend to have multiple remotes, I don't think it's that unusual for 
long standing Hauppauge customers to have many boards with many types of 
remotes.

> It might be better to have an option to explicitly allow old Hauppauge 
> remotes that send 0x00.
>
>   
I could live with this. It relegates older remotes but those remotes are 
no longer made. This feels like a good compromise.

- Steve

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