On Sat, Aug 07, 2010 at 11:44:47 (EDT), steph wrote:

> Bruno Kleinert <fu...@debian.org> 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 
> compilation
> and to disable it in /etc/mplayer/mplayer.conf (with a little comment)?

Yeah, we can try that. care to send a patch for this?

-- 
Gruesse/greetings,
Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4



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