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SubjectRe: Which is simpler? (Was Re: [Suspend2-devel] Re: [ 00/10] [Suspend2] Modules support.)
Quoting "Rafael J. Wysocki" <>:

> This point is valid, but I don't think the users will _have_ _to_
> switch to the
> userland suspend. AFAICT we are going to keep the kernel-based code
> as long as necessary.

Yep, that's what I thought too. Read on...

> We are just going to implement features in the user space that need not be
> implemented in the kernel. Of course they can be implemented in the
> kernel, and you have shown that clearly, but since they need not be there,
> we should at least try to implement them in the user space and see how this
> works.

Well, given that the kernel suspend is going to be kept for a while,
wouldn't it be better if it was feature full? How would the users be at
a disadvantage if they had better kernel based suspend for a while,
followed by u-beaut-cooks-cleans-and-washes uswsusp? That's the part I
don't get...

So, to be direct, let me ask:

Why is it so important to keep an inferior implementation of kernel
based suspend, when a better one and field tested, exists?

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