Bruno Kleinert <> writes:
>> On Sat, Aug 07, 2010 at 09:26:27 (EDT), steph wrote:
>> > joystick input is an excellent alternative to lirc. Please, add
>> > --enable-joystick in configuration at compilation time.
>> I remember a wishlist report to turn this off, because it seems that
>> some thinkpad driver simulates a joystick that can be controlled with
>> the angle you hold your laptop. I'm therefore a bit reluctant to enable
>> this.
> That's a poor excuse to not enable it at compile time. Not everybody
> owns a Thinkpad and the guys who do can invoke mplayer with
> -nojoystick...

I completely agree with that. Isn't it possible to enable joystick at 
and to disable it in /etc/mplayer/mplayer.conf (with a little comment)?

Everyone will be happy: those who have issues with this option and those
who wants to use joystick input.


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