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Date:	Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:44:57 +0530
From:	Vinod Koul <vinod.koul@...el.com>
To:	Alan Stern <stern@...land.harvard.edu>
Cc:	"Subhransu S. Prusty" <subhransu.s.prusty@...el.com>,
	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rafael.j.wysocki@...el.com>,
	Ulf Hansson <ulf.hansson@...aro.org>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] PM: Add helper to mark last busy and autosuspend

On Tue, Sep 16, 2014 at 10:27:53AM -0400, Alan Stern wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Sep 2014, Subhransu S. Prusty wrote:
> 
> > pm_runtime_mark_last_busy and pm_runtime_put_autosuspend are used together
> > in quite a lot of places. Add a helper for these.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Subhransu S. Prusty <subhransu.s.prusty@...el.com>
> > ---
> >  include/linux/pm_runtime.h | 6 ++++++
> >  1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)
> > 
> > diff --git a/include/linux/pm_runtime.h b/include/linux/pm_runtime.h
> > index 367f49b..256ec50 100644
> > --- a/include/linux/pm_runtime.h
> > +++ b/include/linux/pm_runtime.h
> > @@ -277,4 +277,10 @@ static inline void pm_runtime_dont_use_autosuspend(struct device *dev)
> >  	__pm_runtime_use_autosuspend(dev, false);
> >  }
> >  
> > +static inline int pm_runtime_last_busy_and_autosuspend(struct device *dev)
> > +{
> > +	pm_runtime_mark_last_busy(dev);
> > +	return pm_runtime_put_autosuspend(dev);
> > +}
> > +
> >  #endif
> 
> What's the advantage?  Removing a few bytes of source code?  There will 
> no change to the object code.  (Not to mention that your patch didn't 
> actually change _any_ of the places where both routines get called!)
Yes we didnt change users, as we need this for one of our drivers we are
trying to push.

> Besides, if you're going to make an addition to the runtime PM API like 
> this, then you also have to update Documentation/power/runtime_pm.txt.
Sure if you folks are okay we can send update with Documentaion patch too

-- 
~Vinod
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