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    SubjectRe: [linux-pm] [PATCH 0/8] Suspend block api (version 8)
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    2010/5/27 Vitaly Wool <vitalywool@gmail.com>:
    > 2010/5/27 Arve Hjønnevåg <arve@android.com>:
    >> On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 6:16 AM, Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> wrote:
    >>>> Really, what are you getting at? Do you deny that there are programs,
    >>>> that prevent a device from sleeping? (Just think of the bouncing
    >>>> cows app)
    >>>>
    >>>> And if you have two kernels, one with which your device is dead after 1
    >>>> hour and one with which your device is dead after 10 hours. Which would
    >>>> you prefer? I mean really... this is ridiculous.
    >>>
    >>> The problem you have is that this is policy. If I have the device wired
    >>> to a big screen and I want cows bouncing on it I'll be most upset if
    >>> instead it suspends.
    >>
    >> We never suspend when the screen is on. If the screen is off, I would
    >> not be upset if it suspends.
    >
    > That's /wrong/. What if you have an active download ongoing when the
    > screen is off? This ugly simplistic approach is one of the worst
    > things in Android.

    On android we have code that blocks suspend while downloading. On
    non-android systems I have used if the download has not finished by
    the time the auto-sleep timeout kicks in, the system will suspend and
    the download halts.

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    Arve Hjønnevåg
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