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    SubjectRe: [linux-pm] [PATCH 0/8] Suspend block api (version 8)
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    2010/6/2 Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>:
    > On Wed, 2010-06-02 at 01:54 -0700, Arve Hjønnevåg wrote:
    >> No I want you to stop confusing low power idle modes with suspend.
    >
    > I think it is you who is confused. For power management purposes suspend
    > is nothing more but a deep idle state.

    No, idle is transparent, suspend is not.

    >
    > (and please don't mention @#$@ up x86 ACPI again, Intel knows, they're
    > fixing it, get over it already).
    >

    I don't think it is realistic to drop support for all existing hardware.

    >> Unrelated to
    >> Android, I also want to use opportunistic suspend on my desktop.
    >
    > So you're going to sprinkle this suspend blocker shite all over regular
    > userspace?

    I have said several times, that regular user-space will not need to be
    modified to maintain their current behavior.

    > Why not instead work on getting apps to behave properly and
    > idle when there's nothing to do?
    >
    > After all, if you have the code to add suspend blockers into, you also
    > have the means to fix it being stupid in the first place.
    >

    Why would I add suspend blockers to the code I want to prevent running?

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    Arve Hjønnevåg
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