RFS: triggerhappy [fixed mistake in URL]
I am looking for a sponsor for my package "triggerhappy".
* Package name : triggerhappy
Version : 0.1.6-1
Upstream Author : Stefan Tomanek <email@example.com>
* URL : http://github.com/wertarbyte/triggerhappy/
* License : GPL
Section : utils
It builds these binary packages:
triggerhappy - global, user and session independent hotkey daemon
The package appears to be lintian clean.
My motivation for maintaining this package is: I've written this small
program to fill a need not covered by any existing program, so I think
having it in Debian and making it available to others is a good thing.
Currently, there is no practical way to configure global hotkeys that act
independent from a user and/or X11 session. Buttons like Suspend or Volume
Control should be handeled without requiring a user to log into their desktop
environment, which is hard to achieve since most notebook drivers do not
generate ACPI events for their special buttons. The daemon is also convinient
to use in embedded or headless situations; I am using a Debian system installed
on a Dockstar device (ARM9 system with USB and Ethernet) running mpd which is
controlled by a bluetooth wiimote and an USB keypad; triggerhappy captures the
input events generated by those devices and launches the appropiate mpc
commands. No user session is required for this, since triggerhappy directly
reads from /dev/input/eventX and is therefore independent from focus.
The package can be found on mentors.debian.net:
- URL: http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/t/triggerhappy
- Source repository: deb-src http://mentors.debian.net/debian unstable main contrib non-free
- dget http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/t/triggerhappy/triggerhappy_0.1.6-1.dsc
I would be glad if someone uploaded this package for me.