Re: Common power management infrastructure
> * We need a shared, state-based structure for the basic power management
I don't know what you mean by 'state-based'.
> I propose to use /etc/powermgmt/ as the configuration directory
> with subdirectories for events
Better, I think, to use a single script with a case statement, just
like initscripts. Indeed, you can use the initscripts for this
purpose. Just augment the existing "start", "stop", etc., methods
with some new ones for "close-lid" and so on.
To run these enhanced initscripts you need something like the
current runlevel system. On a lid closure event, for example, a
file or a directory full of specially named symlinks would
control which initscripts were run with what arguments and in
> * The logical place for the shared infrastructure is in powermgmt-base.
Now who is going to implement all this?