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Re: Using proplist ioctl's from within the kernel

On Thu, 25 Mar 2010, Matthias Drochner wrote: said:
There should be some way to serialize/deserialize prop/plistref
objects  within the kernel, but I never found a solution. I suppose
you will have  to dig deeper than I did :/

I think it should be avoided at all costs. With proplists, you give up type
and you create a lot of overhead. This is acceptable for kernel-user interfaces
in some cases but not within the kernel.

So would it be appropriate for me to expose sysmon_envsys's "global mutex" and its device list in order for acpi_apm to scan for battery sensors and A/C adapters?

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