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Date:	Fri, 2 Jul 2010 00:23:13 +0200
From:	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <>
To:	James Bottomley <>
	Takashi Iwai <>,
Subject: Re: [linux-pm] [PATCH 3/3] pm_qos: get rid of the allocation in pm_qos_add_request()

On Tuesday, June 29, 2010, mark gross wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 12:44:48PM -0500, James Bottomley wrote:
> > Since every caller has to squirrel away the returned pointer anyway,
> > they might as well supply the memory area.  This fixes a bug in a few of
> > the call sites where the returned pointer was dereferenced without
> > checking it for NULL (which gets returned if the kzalloc failed).
> > 
> > I'd like to hear how sound and netdev feels about this: it will add
> > about two more pointers worth of data to struct netdev and struct
> > snd_pcm_substream .. but I think it's worth it.  If you're OK, I'll add
> > your acks and send through the pm tree.
> > 
> > This also looks to me like an android independent clean up (even though
> > it renders the request_add atomically callable).  I also added include
> > guards to include/linux/pm_qos_params.h
> > 
> > cc:
> > cc: Takashi Iwai <>
> > Signed-off-by: James Bottomley <>
> Thank you for doing this!, I'll integrate it into some testing targets
> in the morning!
> Signed-off-by: mark gross <>

I would apply this one too, but I need a final changelog for it.  Care to send?

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