On Saturday, August 5, 2017 2:55:34 PM CEST Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> The term "suspend-to-idle" (and its short form "s2idle") was invented after
> introducing support for the system state it refers to. At that time, the
> feature was called "freeze", kind of for the lack of a better idea how to
> call it.
> It would not be a problem if it wasn't confusing, but alas it is. The word
> "freeze" is quite heavily loaded in the PM terminology. It is related to
> the freezing of tasks, the freezing of filesystems (which isn't only used
> for PM for that matter), and one of the phases of handling devices during
> hibernation (and during resume from it) is called "freeze", which is reflected
> in the names of PM callbacks used by it.
> To avoid that confusion, the following patches change the names of various
> items related to suspend-to-idle by replacing the word "freeze" in them
> with "s2idle".
> The series is on top of current linux-next.
The v2 addresses the comment from Peter that PM_SUSPEND_S2IDLE had too many
"suspends" in it, so it is now replaced with PM_SUSPEND_TO_IDLE. No other