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Re: [PATCH v3] ACPI / Sleep: Check low power idle constraints for debug only




On Sat, Aug 12, 2017 at 5:59 PM, Srinivas Pandruvada
<srinivas.pandruvada@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sat, 2017-08-12 at 16:27 +0200, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> [...]
>
>> > +
>> > +struct lpi_constraints {
>> > +   char *name;
>> > +   int min_dstate;
>> If you store the handle here as well, you won't need to
>> look it up every time _check_constraints() is called.
>
> The reason I didn't keep handle here, I thought handle can be stale or
> change for PnP device on plug in and out. Is this not true?

The handles don't go away on hot remove as a rule.  That may only
happen if tables get unloaded, but basically the constraints should
not point to anything in a table that may go away.