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Date:   Thu, 21 Dec 2017 18:52:31 +0000
From:   "Ghorai, Sukumar" <sukumar.ghorai@...el.com>
To:     Guenter Roeck <linux@...ck-us.net>,
        Brian Norris <briannorris@...omium.org>
CC:     "gregkh@...uxfoundation.org" <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "stable@...r.kernel.org" <stable@...r.kernel.org>,
        "Bag, Amit K" <amit.k.bag@...el.com>,
        Oliver Neukum <oneukum@...e.com>,
        Marcel Holtmann <marcel@...tmann.org>,
        Matthias Kaehlcke <mka@...omium.org>,
        Todd Broch <tbroch@...omium.org>,
        Rajat Jain <rajatja@...omium.org>,
        Miao Chou <mcchou@...omium.org>,
        "Rao Pv, Sadashiva" <sadashiva.rao.pv@...el.com>
Subject: RE: [PATCH 4.4 009/115] Bluetooth: btusb: driver to enable the
 usb-wakeup feature

>> Linus' tree is broken in 2 ways:
>>
>> 1. It includes this patch:
>> "Bluetooth: btusb: fix QCA Rome suspend/resume"
>> which is wrong, and we're on our way to reverting it upstream and
>> backporting that to -stable.
>>
>> 2. It includes $subject patch. I'm not quite so sure, but I believe
>> it's not 100% "wrong"; it's just tougher for user space to deal with,
>> since now by default, all sorts of BT devices are set to be wakeup
>> sources. We can account for that in user space by being more careful
>> with initiating BT activity before suspend, but we don't currently do
>> that (at least not with the BlueZ in ChromeOS).
>> A related portion of this problem is that we briefly thought that this
>> patch resolved regressions with 1. In the end, it might mask some, but
>> it does not actually fix the problem. But then, you only included this
>> patch because somebody suggested it could resolve 1...
>>
>> In the end, I'd say that #2 never belonged in -stable at all, and #1
>> was just "buggy" (so we're reverting it and letting the revert trickle
>> into -stable). I'm not sure I have a strong reason to revert #2
>> upstream, but I think I have an argument for not including it in
>> -stable.
>>
>> I'm not sure what you mean by "bug-compatible"; if I wanted to use a
>> buggy kernel, I'd use Linus' tree :)
>>
>> Or as I think I understand your point: the key point is that #2 might
>> not be actually a "bug", but a feature that user space has to be more
>> careful with. That may be a candidate for mainline, but not for
>> -stable, as I understand the current rules.
>>
>
>I absolutely agree with Brian here. #2, or commit a0085f2510e8 ("Bluetooth:
>btusb: driver to enable the usb-wakeup feature") does not fix a bug, was not
>tagged for stable, and should not have been applied to stable releases in the first
>place. That it has a potential to cause trouble is not even relevant here.

Bug: platform can't wake using LE mouse/ keyboatd or any other LE I/O device
connected. 
I feel we need to fix the other issue like S3 test fail, if any.  And one of the other day
we need all of them - wakeup using LE mouse, ..

>
..snip...

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