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    SubjectRe: [linux-pm] [PATCH 0/8] Suspend block api (version 8)
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    On Thursday 27 May 2010, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
    > On Thu, 27 May 2010, Alan Stern wrote:
    >
    > > On Thu, 27 May 2010, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
    > >
    > > > Crap. Stop beating on those lost wakeup events. If we lose them then
    > > > the drivers are broken and do not handle the switch over correctly. Or
    > > > the suspend mechanism is broken as it does not evaluate the system
    > > > state correctly. Blockers are just papering over that w/o tackling the
    > > > real problem.
    > >
    > > That's the point -- suspend does not evaluate the system state
    > > correctly because it doesn't have the necessary information. Suspend
    > > blockers are a way of providing it that information. They don't paper
    > > over the problem; they solve it.
    >
    > Nonsense. The system state is well defined when a event is pending and
    > we just have to say good bye to the idea that forced suspend is a good
    > solution. It's not as it does not guarantee the event processing in
    > badly written apps and it does move the power consumption to a later
    > point in time for those apps which acquire/drop the blockers.

    Well, now you have stated that Android actually doesn't work. :-)

    Rafael


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