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ircat — print strings when pressing buttons

Synopsis

ircat [options] <prog>

Description

This program prints config strings to standard output. It can be used to provide remote control input to scripts and to debug your .lircrc file.

The argument to the program is the program name, as it appears in the prog entries in .lircrc.

-h --help
Display usage summary.
-v --version
Display version.
-c --config=<file>
Set config file.

Examples

If .lircrc contains:

begin
        prog = myprog
        button = KEY_CHANNELUP
        config = next_file
end

then

$ ircat myprog

will print "next_file" (followed by newline) every time the button bound to KEY_CHANNELUP is pressed.

See Also

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

Referenced By

irtestcase(1).

Last change: Aug 2015 ircat 0.9.4c User Commands