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Bug 54518 - no lirc in gentoo-dev-sources-2.6.7
Summary: no lirc in gentoo-dev-sources-2.6.7
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: [OLD] Core system (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High major (vote)
Assignee: (DEPRECATED)
Depends on:
Reported: 2004-06-20 05:53 UTC by soya
Modified: 2004-07-11 09:31 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description soya 2004-06-20 05:53:34 UTC
there's no lirc patch for gentoo-dev-sources 2.6.7 so we can't use our remote controler. Can someone update or rebuilt a patch? thabks a lot

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
Comment 1 Andy Dalton 2004-06-20 13:18:34 UTC
I too am seriously missing lirc in 2.6.7.  If it's not hurting anything, I'd really like to see that added back to the standard patchset.
Comment 2 Greg Kroah-Hartman (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2004-06-20 14:22:06 UTC
lirc will not be added to the gentoo-dev-sources package again.

The upstream maintainer has refused to work with the kernel developers to get
the package into the mainline kernel.  Because of this, and the fact that the
patch keeps breaking things at times (build issues mostly), the patch has been

If you want to have lirc kernel module support, please contribute a separate
package for it, as it is very easy to build kernel module packages now.