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lircd




SYNOPSIS

       lircd 0.6.6 [options] [config-file]


DESCRIPTION

       The main task of lircd is to decode the  infrared  signals
       and  provide an uniform interface for client applications.
       Clients can connect to lircd through a Unix domain  socket
       which  is  located  in  /dev/lircd. Using this socket they
       will get the infrared codes received by lircd and they can
       send commands to lircd.

       -h --help
              display this message

       -v --version
              display version

       -n --nodaemon
              don't fork to background

       -p --permission=mode
              file permissions for /dev/lircd

       -H --driver=driver
              use given driver

       -d --device=device
              read from given device

       -l --listen[=port]
              listen for network connections on port

       -c --connect=host[:port]
              connect to remote lircd server


OPTIONS

       The  --permission  option  gives  the  file  permission of
       /dev/lircd if it has to be created  in  octal  representa­
       tion.   Read  the  documentation  for  chmod  for  further
       details. If no  --permission  option  is  given  when  the
       socket  is  initially  created  the default is to give all
       users read and write permissions (0666 in octal  represen­
       tation).  If  /dev/lircd already exists this option has no
       effect.

       With the --device option  you  can  select  the  character
       device which lircd should read from. The default currently
       is /dev/lirc but it probably will change in future.

       With the --listen option you can let lircd listen for net­
       work  connections  on  the given port. The default port is
       by sending the HUP signal to the program. That way you can
       rotate old log files.


DAEMONS

       lircd and lircmd are daemons. You  should  start  them  in
       some  init script depending on your system. There are some
       example scripts for different distributions in the contrib
       directory. lircmd has to be started after lircd as it con­
       nects to the socket lircd provides.

       If you start lircd or lircmd from your  shell  prompt  you
       will  usually  get  back  immediately to the prompt. Often
       people think that the program has died. But this is not an
       error. lircd and lircmd are daemons. Daemons always run in
       background.


SEE ALSO

       The documentation for lirc is maintained  as  html  pages.
       They  are  located under html/ in the documentation direc­
       tory.

lircd 0.6.6                October 2002                  LIRCD(1)
  
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