Bug #910

xbmc --lircdev /var/run/lirc/lircd is not accepted even when it's hardcoded in R8

Added by RacerX about 5 years ago. Updated over 4 years ago.

Status:Closed Start date:03/08/2013
Priority:Normal Due date:
Assignee:jams % Done:


Category:Packages: Extra Spent time: 1.00 hour
Target version:8.0


Since R7.4 and now in R8 a bug exists that breaks Lirc in XMBC

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xbmc --lircdev /var/run/lirc/lircd

is bugged, even more strange is the path for Lirc is /var/run/lirc/lircd and not in /dev anymore so it should be working. The only option is to change the button.
So here is the workaround for now

change the line in



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<action>EXEC /usr/bin/xbmc</action>


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<action>EXEC /usr/bin/xbmc --lircdev /var/run/lirc/lircd</action>

it can now figure out the path for Lirc and it works for now :)

Associated revisions

Revision c9041c87
Added by jams almost 5 years ago

LinHES-config: mv_ir.py add support for custom xbmc lirc mapping. If a remote definition has a xbmc.xml file it will be symlinked for xbmc usage.

refs #910


Updated by jams almost 5 years ago

  • Assignee set to jams
  • Category set to Packages: Extra
  • Status changed from New to In Progress
  • Target version set to 8.1

Updated by jams almost 5 years ago

  • Status changed from In Progress to Closed

changed xml to call the shell script xbmc.sh instead of xbmc.

Updated by brfransen over 4 years ago

  • Target version changed from 8.1 to 8.0

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