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SubjectRe: [linux-pm] [PATCH 1/9] PM / Hibernate: swap, switch to hibernate_io_handle
On 06/11/2010 11:46 AM, Nigel Cunningham wrote:
> On 02/06/10 18:52, Jiri Slaby wrote:
>> I addressed the comments I got on the previous RFC. I left the handles
>> in place, the functions in hibernate_io_ops now works on them. Further
>> I got rid of the memory barriers and minimized global variables as much
>> as possible. Comments welcome.
>
> I would like to hear the arguments for using these handles. I understand
> there may have been some previous discussion, but am unable to find it.
>
> It seems far more sensible to me to not pass around a handle that
> virtually nothing actually uses, and instead store and utilise the state
> in the place where it is actually useful. If we had more than one struct
> hibernate_io_handle in use at a time, I could understand going this way.
> As it stands, however...

Hi, it I added that based on this: http://lkml.org/lkml/2010/3/24/458

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