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Re: [Xen-API] linefeeds in state.db

To: George Shuklin <george.shuklin@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-API] linefeeds in state.db
From: Mike McClurg <mike.mcclurg@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2011 13:50:16 +0100
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On 27/09/11 12:01, George Shuklin wrote:
> Good day.
> May be I'm saying strange thing, but current state.db for xapi not very
> suited for editing. I know at least two well-known cases, when editing
> by hand is proposed as 'quick fix' and I have few own cases when vi
> state.db was useful.
> But now state.db is one VERY long line, so editing is very
> discomforting. I use tidy (with -xml option) to clean up text, edit it
> and put back as state.db.
> I thinking: may be few linefeeds in state.db will improve situation? 

Well, we really don't want people to edit state.db by hand, so I don't
think it will be a priority to make it more human-readable. Whenever we
need to hand-edit a state.db, we just run it through 'xmllint --format'
first, which seems to work well.


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