Mauro Carvalho Chehab <> writes:

> With RC-5, you have no fields describing the remote. So, all the driver could
> do is an educated guess.

It can't even do that, e.g. single remotes (even the dumb ones) can send
different code groups (addresses) for different keys.

> IMO, the better is to have an API to allow creation of multiple interfaces
> per IR receiver, based on some scancode matching table and/or on some
> matching mask.

I think setting the keytables for each logical device would do.

I.e. just have a way to create additional logical devices. Each can have
its own keytable. The decoders would send their output to all logical
remotes, trying to match the tables etc.

> It should be possible to use the filter API to match different IR's by
> vendor/product on protocols that supports it,

That would mean unnecessary limiting.

> or to match address/command
> tuples on protocols where you just have those fields.

Krzysztof Halasa
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