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IRDA — IrDA (infrared) subsystem support


Say yes here if you want to build support for the IrDA protocols. The Infrared Data Association specifies standards for wireless infrared communication and is supported by most laptops and PDAs.

To use Linux support for the IrDA protocols, you will also need some user-space utilities such as irattach . For more information, see the file Documentation/networking/irda.txt. You also want to read the IR-HOWTO, available at

If you want to exchange bits of data (vCal, vCard) with a PDA, you will need to install an OBEX application, such as OpenObex from

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