[UPSTREAM 0/2] pcf50633 changes

Werner Almesberger werner at openmoko.org
Mon Nov 17 00:28:22 CET 2008

Mike (mwester) wrote:
> I'm rather concerned; it's all too easy to have this functionality get
> lost in the shuffle if it's not implemented up front.

Hmm, in the last few hours, you, Andy, and I have mentioned it.
Somehow that doesn't look like amnesia ;-)

> "feels wrong" -- the button push was to wake up the hardware and nothing
> more; since the user is not intending to signal anything to user space,

The question in my mind: is this necessarily true ?

If POWER gets used for other purposes in the handling of the device
as well, it seems plausible that it gets pressed also when the user
is not aware that the device has just suspended, in which case the
event should not be ignored by the kernel.

- Werner

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