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SubjectRe: [PATCH AUTOSEL for 4.14 19/60] Bluetooth: avoid silent hci_bcm ACPI PM regression
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On Wed, Dec 13, 2017 at 09:14:29AM +0100, Johan Hovold wrote:
>On Wed, Dec 13, 2017 at 01:55:14AM +0000, alexander.levin@verizon.com wrote:
>> From: Johan Hovold <johan@kernel.org>
>>
>> [ Upstream commit 4294625e029028854596865be401b9c5c1f906ef ]
>>
>> The hci_bcm platform-device hack which was used to implement
>> power management for ACPI devices is being replaced by a
>> serial-device-bus implementation.
>>
>> Unfortunately, when the corresponding change to the ACPI code lands (a
>> change that will stop enumerating and registering the serial-device-node
>> child as a platform device) PM will break silently unless serdev
>> TTY-port controller support has been enabled. Specifically, hciattach
>> (btattach) would still succeed, but power management would no longer
>> work.
>
>This one is not needed in stable, which does not have the above
>mentioned ACPI change [ e361d1f85855 ("ACPI / scan: Fix enumeration for
>special UART devices") ].
>
>The Fixes and stable-CC tags were left out on purpose.

Thanks Johan, I'll remove it.

The Fixes tag should probably be there, as on it's own it does not
indicate a patch should go into stable, and we have tools to prevent
us from applying commits that "Fixes:" something which is not in the
tree.

--

Thanks,
Sasha
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