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    SubjectRe: suspend blockers & Android integration
    Hi!

    > >> We started here because it's possibly the only api level change we have --
    > >> almost everything else is driver or subarch type work or controversial but
    > >> entirely self-contained (like the binder, which I would be shocked to see
    > >> ever hit mainline). [...]
    > >
    > > So why arent those bits mainline? It's a 1000 times easier to get drivers and
    > > small improvements and non-ABI changes upstream.
    > >
    > > After basically two years of growing your fork (and some attempts to get your
    > > drivers into drivers/staging/ - from where they have meanwhile dropped out
    > > again) you re-started with the worst possible thing to merge: a big and
    > > difficult kernel feature affecting many subsystems. Why?
    >
    > Because a large number of our drivers depend on it.

    The dependencies are trivial. Last time I checked, you had about
    150KLoC drivers, with about 100 lines depending on wakelock support --
    I know, I cleaned it up from staging.

    The changes required for merging 150KLoC will be definitely much
    bigger than 100 lines...

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