- application-specific remotes signals configuration
is the last LIRC configuration point in the
flow of events from the kernel to the application. It provides a way
to translate the application-agnostic events which lircd
available on /var/run/lirc/lircd
to application-specific strings.
The translation is invoked by LIRC-aware applications by using the
routine in the lirc_client
The lircrc event mapping is not only mapping from a remote event
to an application string. It also supports a variety of functionality
such as repeat suppression, modes, long keypresses and button sequences.
The default location for lircrc is ~/.config/lircrc
with a global
fallback in /etc/lirc/lircrc
. Many applications which
uses the lircrc translations have private locations for the file.
The programmatic interface to the lircrc
functionality is described
in the Client API manual, see below
The file format is described in the configuration manual, see below.
Description of the lircrc file format.
Client API, the programmatic interface to the lircrc files.