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authorStefano Pigozzi <>2013-03-31 11:03:04 +0200
committerStefano Pigozzi <>2013-03-31 12:15:40 +0200
commitc8fd9e50e47838bbdb0dc5e0b974091312cb8833 (patch)
tree6ba67acd656b75ceeefe9d3bb8bc670b5fd94c4e /DOCS
parent014298522875f7f41d10eb3e41fcd97926cdedee (diff)
remove Apple Remote related code
The OSX part of the Apple Remote was unmaintained for a long time and was not working anymore. I tried to update the cookies to what the current versions of OS X expect without much luck. I decided to remove it since Apple is not including the IR receiver anymore in new hardware and it's clear that wifi based remotes are the way to go. A third party iOS app should be used in it's place. In the future we could look into having a dedicated iOS Remote Control app like VLC and XBMC do. The Linux side (`appleir.c`) was relatively tidy but it looks like LIRC can be configured to work with any version of Apple Remote [1] and is more maintained. [1] LIRC Apple Remote configs:
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diff --git a/DOCS/man/en/options.rst b/DOCS/man/en/options.rst
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@@ -103,9 +103,6 @@
configuration files specifying a list of fallbacks may make sense. See
`audio_outputs` for details and descriptions of available drivers.
---ar, --no-ar
- Enable/disable AppleIR remote support. Enabled by default.
Override movie aspect ratio, in case aspect information is incorrect or
missing in the file being played. See also ``--no-aspect``.