[Pm-utils] unify boolean config variables
mbiebl at gmail.com
Sat Jun 13 08:00:08 PDT 2009
Any news on this?
2009/5/4 Victor Lowther <victor.lowther at gmail.com>:
> On Thu, 2009-04-30 at 06:59 +0200, Michael Biebl wrote:
>> currently our man pages and config variables are not very consistent
>> with regard to boolean variables.
>> The majority uses true/false,
>> there is HIBERNATE_RESUME_POST_VIDEO which is yes/no
>> and NEED_CLOCK_SYNC, where anything else then "" is treated as true
>> (see 90clock).
>> I'd like to use true/false for all boolean values and update the
>> manpages for HIBERNATE_RESUME_POST_VIDEO and NEED_CLOCK_SYNC and also
>> the check in 90clock, to test explictly [ "$NEED_CLOCK_SYNC" = "true"
>> ] || ...
>> Any objections? Do you think this would pose upgrade problems for
>> users who already set
>> HIBERNATE_RESUME_POST_VIDEO to yes or no ( I could check both values
> I will encapsulate it in a function. It will be along the lines of "if
> $whatever is any of the commonly used values that mean yes, return true,
> otherwise return false".
> Victor Lowther
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