[Pm-utils] [PATCH 8/8] pm-utils 1.2.3 proposed patches

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Sat Nov 29 10:51:49 PST 2008

On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 8:51 AM, Victor Lowther
<victor.lowther at gmail.com> wrote:
> ---
>  README.debugging |    6 ++++++
>  1 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/README.debugging b/README.debugging
> index 76be415..47c756a 100644
> --- a/README.debugging
> +++ b/README.debugging
> @@ -21,6 +21,12 @@ End-user customization and debugging:
>   environment variable to have that module removed when the system
>   suspends and reloaded when the system wakes up.
> +* If your clock drifts across a sleep/wake cycle, you can use
> +  NEED_CLOCK_SYNC="true" to force pm-utils to synchronize clocks.
> +  This is a change in the default behaviour of pm-utils -- and earlier
> +  always synchronized clocks, but doing so is slow and most hardware stays in
> +  sync without assistance.
> +
>  * To find out what parameters can be passed to pm-suspend and friends, run them
>   with '--help' as the first parameter as root.  This will print out the
>   options that it supports and which hooks or modules handle those options.

Yay! Could we also consider adding a config variable to handle
alsactl? On my laptop (and hopefully most), the state doesn't change
across suspend/resume. I guess we probably need to talk to some ALSA
guru, though.

Victor, would you mind lumping together changes that are logically
together? Like, the documentation of NEED_CLOCK_SYNC should go with
the patch where it is used. Likewise with removing 55battery and
removing the reference in Makefile.am. It's really easy: do `git
rebase -i' and squash together commits that should logically be


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