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From: Mark Lord <>
To: Alan Stern <>
Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 6/6] USB: enable USB-PERSIST by default
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2008 10:17:10 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Alan Stern wrote:
>  What difference in meaning do you imagine replacing
> "This" with "That" would achieve?

It might achieve a more understandable change log,
which then aids others in deciding whether what you
meant for the code to do, is what the code actually does.

And it appears to have worked in this case,
as you have now published a more complete description of intent.


>>> This approach has the advantage of giving the user the ability to turn
>>> off USB-PERSIST for devices with mounted filesystems, rather than
>>> making the kernel always assume it should be on.
>> ...
> What I meant (it probably wasn't very clear from the text) was that the
> approach of leaving USB-PERSIST controlled by the power/persist
> attribute and merely altering the attribute's default value is better
> than having the kernel unilaterally and unconditionally turn
> USB-PERSIST on for every device holding a mounted filesystem.  In other
> words, the approach taken by the patch is better than the approach
> suggested by Linus Torvalds.
> Alan Stern

  reply	other threads:[~2008-03-20 14:17 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-03-11  0:42 [GIT PATCH] USB suspend persistance for 2.6.25-rc5 git Greg KH
2008-03-11  0:59 ` [PATCH 1/6] USB: EHCI: carry out port handover during each root-hub resume Greg Kroah-Hartman
2008-03-11  0:59 ` [PATCH 2/6] USB: reorganize code in hub.c Greg Kroah-Hartman
2008-03-11  0:59 ` [PATCH 3/6] USB: make USB-PERSIST work after every system sleep Greg Kroah-Hartman
2008-03-11  0:59 ` [PATCH 4/6] USB: remove CONFIG_USB_PERSIST setting Greg Kroah-Hartman
2008-03-11  0:59 ` [PATCH 5/6] USB: check serial-number string after device reset Greg Kroah-Hartman
2008-03-11  0:59 ` [PATCH 6/6] USB: enable USB-PERSIST by default Greg Kroah-Hartman
2008-03-19 17:05   ` Mark Lord
2008-03-19 21:35     ` Alan Stern
2008-03-20 14:17       ` Mark Lord [this message]
2008-03-11 10:27 ` [GIT PATCH] USB suspend persistance for 2.6.25-rc5 git Pavel Machek
2008-03-11 15:28   ` Greg KH
2008-03-11 16:18   ` Linus Torvalds

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