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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/8] PM: Opportunistic suspend support.
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    2010/5/26 Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>:
    > On Wed, 2010-05-26 at 03:17 -0700, Arve Hjønnevåg wrote:
    >> > With a single suspend manager process that manages the suspend state you
    >> > can achieve the same goal.
    >> >
    >>
    >> Yes we don't need the /dev interface, but it is useful. Without it any
    >> program that needs to block suspend has to make a blocking ipc call
    >> into the suspend manager process. Android already does this for java
    >> code, but system processes written in C block suspend directly with
    >> the kernel since they cannot use the java APIs.
    >
    > So provide a C interface to it as well?
    >

    We could, but the result would be that any program that needs to block
    suspend has to be android specific.

    > Surely you can have the java thing have a unix socket or something a C
    > app can talk to. That shouldn't be hard at all.
    >
    > Or make the suspend manager a C proglet and provide a JNI interface, or
    > whatever.
    >


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    Arve Hjønnevåg
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