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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/8] PM: suspend_block: Add driver to access suspend blockers from user-space
On Mon 2010-05-03 17:03:11, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> On Sunday 02 May 2010, Alan Stern wrote:
> > On Sun, 2 May 2010, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> >
> > > Hmm. It doesn't seem to be possible to create two different suspend blockers
> > > using the same file handle. So, what exactly is a process supposed to do to
> > > use two suspend blockers at the same time?
> >
> > Open the file twice, thereby obtaining two file handles.
>
> Well, that's what I thought.
>
> I must admit I'm not really comfortable with this interface. IMO it would
> be better if _open() created the suspend blocker giving it a name based on
> the name of the process that called it. Something like
> "<process name>_<timestamp>" might work at first sight.
>
> Alternatively, "<process_name><number>", where <number> is 0 for the first
> suspend blocker created by the given process, 1 for the second one etc., also
> seems to be doable.

Yes please.

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