This is the equivalent to hacking chunks out of
It's a product binary, and something
that we assume does not change. The supported extension points are through
the Update-*Data cmdlets.
Lee Holmes [MSFT]
Windows PowerShell Development
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"Alex K. Angelopoulos [MVP]" <a k a @ m v p s . o r g> wrote in message
>I experimentally tried removing all of the formatting by renaming the
>.ps1xml files, and got copious startup errors like the following:
> There were errors in loading the format data file:
> Microsoft.PowerShell.Core, C:\Program Files\Windows
> PowerShell\v1.0\Certificate.format.ps1xml : File not found.
> This repeated for all of the following, of course:
> The question is, should this happen? Or should the errors be suppressed if
> someone chooses to eliminate the standard formatting?
> Although we could create placeholder files, they cannot be empty; if they
> don't contain a root element, we get massive, repeated "Root element is
> missing" errors.