[PD] defaults interface on 10.8
katjavetter at gmail.com
Thu Mar 23 08:14:06 CET 2017
Sorry for the delay, the plutil manpage for 10.8.5 says about format
for the '-convert' flag:
fmt is one of: xml1, for version 1 of the XML plist format
binary1, for version 1 of the binary plist format
json, for the JSON format
Among the additional options is:
-r For JSon, add whitespace and indentation to make the output mor
On Wed, Mar 15, 2017 at 8:08 PM, Jonathan Wilkes <jancsika at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the report, katja.
> It looks like we can use 'plutil' instead.
> Does the manpage for 'plutil' in 10.8 include 'json' as a possible
> format for the '-convert' flag?
> On Wed, Mar 15, 2017 at 12:57 AM, Jonathan Wilkes <jancsika at yahoo.com>
>>> On Mon, Mar 13, 2017 at 2:22 PM, Jonathan Wilkes via Pd-list
>> <pd-list at lists.iem.at> wrote:
>>>> Hello list,
>>>> Can someone on OSX 10.8 please run the following command:
>>>> defaults export /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/preferences -
>>> Trying this on OSX 10.8.5.
>> Just to be clear-- did you type the exact command I specified above? If
>> so, what happened?
> With the command as you specify, but also with command 'defaults'
> without argument, it responds with:
> "Command line interface to a user's defaults.
> 'defaults' [-currrentHost | -host <hostname>] followed by one of the
> Then follows the list with command options (read, read-type, write,
> rename, delete, domains, find) and explanations. In other words,
> 'defaults' without argument or with argument 'export' are not valid
> options on this system (10.8.5). Compare the issue described here:
> Can you think of another approach to get what you want, that I can
> test on 10.8.5?
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