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    SubjectRe: [linux-pm] [PATCH 0/8] Suspend block api (version 6)
    On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 12:17:17PM -0700, Tony Lindgren wrote:
    > The suspend blocks seems like a hack to spam filter good and bad
    > apps from timer usage point of view. Applications are categorized
    > as good or bad depending if they grab a susped blocker or not.
    > I believe categorizing the apps should be instead done with some
    > timer flags or cgroups instead.

    I agree, but we have no mechanism for implementing that in a race-free
    way. We don't even have a realistical proposal for what that mechanism
    would look like. Should we refuse bread today for the promise of cake

    Matthew Garrett |

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