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SubjectRe: [PATCH 8/9] Input: Block suspend while event queue is not empty.
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On Friday 23 April 2010 01:56:25 pm Randy Dunlap wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Apr 2010 18:08:57 -0700 Arve Hjønnevåg wrote:
> > Add an ioctl, EVIOCSSUSPENDBLOCK, to enable a suspend_blocker that will
> > block suspend while the event queue is not empty. This allows userspace
> > code to process input events while the device appears to be asleep.
>
> All new ioctls need to be added to Documentation/ioctl/ioctl-number.txt,
> please.

I do not see the reason for it to be in the kernel still. Have a process
that listens to all input devices (or subset of them), once events stop
coming initiate suspend.

>
> > Signed-off-by: Arve Hjønnevåg <arve@android.com>
> > ---
> >
> > drivers/input/evdev.c | 22 ++++++++++++++++++++++
> > include/linux/input.h | 3 +++
> > 2 files changed, 25 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/drivers/input/evdev.c b/drivers/input/evdev.c
> > index 2ee6c7a..66e0d16 100644
> > --- a/drivers/input/evdev.c
> > +++ b/drivers/input/evdev.c
> > @@ -585,6 +594,19 @@ static long evdev_do_ioctl(struct file *file,
> > unsigned int cmd,
> >
> > else
> >
> > return evdev_ungrab(evdev, client);
> >
> > + case EVIOCGSUSPENDBLOCK:
> > + return put_user(client->use_suspend_blocker, ip);
> > +
> > + case EVIOCSSUSPENDBLOCK:
> > + spin_lock_irq(&client->buffer_lock);
> > + if (!client->use_suspend_blocker && p)
> > + suspend_blocker_init(&client->suspend_blocker, "evdev");
> > + else if (client->use_suspend_blocker && !p)
> > + suspend_blocker_destroy(&client->suspend_blocker);
> > + client->use_suspend_blocker = !!p;
> > + spin_unlock_irq(&client->buffer_lock);
> > + return 0;
> > +
> >
> > default:
> > if (_IOC_TYPE(cmd) != 'E')
> >
> > diff --git a/include/linux/input.h b/include/linux/input.h
> > index 7ed2251..b2d93b4 100644
> > --- a/include/linux/input.h
> > +++ b/include/linux/input.h
> > @@ -82,6 +82,9 @@ struct input_absinfo {
> >
> > #define EVIOCGRAB _IOW('E', 0x90, int) /* Grab/Release
device */
> >
> > +#define EVIOCGSUSPENDBLOCK _IOR('E', 0x91, int) /* get
suspend block
> > enable */ +#define EVIOCSSUSPENDBLOCK _IOW('E', 0x91, int) /*
set
> > suspend block enable */ +
> >
> > /*
> >
> > * Event types
> > */
>
> thanks,
> ---
> ~Randy
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