Subject: Re: power management and related concerns
To: Garrett D'Amore <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/05/2006 11:29:18
On Jul 1, 2006, at 8:17 AM, Garrett D'Amore wrote:

> As far as extensible interface from sysmon to powerd, I rather like  
> the
> idea of sending property lists, but I would prefer to use some kind of
> packed format.  I don't want to force the kernel to pack up XML  
> just to
> send messages to userland.

The packed format is coming eventually.  But the lack of it should  
NOT stop people from adopting it now.  I even have my kernel+userland  
set of routines for marshaling them ready to check in...

-- thorpej