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SubjectRe: [linux-pm] Attempted summary of suspend-blockers LKML thread, take three
On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 12:48:48PM -0700, Brian Swetland wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 12:34 PM, Felipe Contreras
> <felipe.contreras@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Not Ubuntu, not Fedora, not MeeGo, not anyone with a typical
> > user-space seems to be having this problem. I can argue to you that
> > this problem can be solved in easier ways, but instead I will argue
> > that perhaps we should wait for somebody besides Android to complain
> > about it before providing a "solution". Because after all, what good
> > is a "solution" provided by the kernel, if the user-space is not going
> > to use it, ever.
>
> I'm curious, when does Android count as a user of the kernel? I
> gather that volume of sales or users doesn't count. Do we have to
> include some percentage of "desktop" Linux?
>
> If we're an undesirable second-class citizen, why do people care that
> "android is forking the kernel"?
>
> I guess I don't understand,

I guess I don't, either -- there are some parts of the kernel used by only a
handful of users... and here we speak about million users...

Best,
Dominik


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