Subject: Re: power management and related concerns
To: Chris Jepeway <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/05/2006 11:39:23
On Jul 3, 2006, at 5:54 PM, Chris Jepeway wrote:

> Please stay away from XML for system-level configs, particularly
> ones like powerd/sysmon/whosie-whatsis that can take my machine down
> from underneath me.  I think XML pretty much rules out quick-n-dirty
> shell-fu saving the day in such cases, and I think that might be bad.

Then your fu is weak.  At may day job I have written many shell  
scripts that parse XML property lists to extract / migrate config  
information.  It's really not that hard.

-- thorpej