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Date:	Sun, 30 May 2010 21:50:01 +0200
From:	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <>
To:	Nigel Cunningham <>
Subject: Re: [linux-pm] [patch] complain when users abuse the pm_qos API

On Sunday 30 May 2010, Nigel Cunningham wrote:
> Hi.
> On 30/05/10 06:08, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > On Saturday 29 May 2010, mark gross wrote:
> >> The following patch is to help clean up API abusers of pm_qos where
> >> they call update_request before registering a request.
> >>
> >> --mgross
> >>
> >> --Signed-off-by: markgross<>
> >
> > Will there be a big issue if I push this during the next merge window?
> What's the point to the patch? That is: why is calling update_request 
> before registering a request such a big problem that it demands a WARN() 
> and dump stack?

It is an API violation if I understand that correctly.

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