[PATCH 0/4] PM: Replace "freeze" with "s2idle" in item names related to suspend-to-idle
From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Sat Aug 05 2017 - 09:09:49 EST
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
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
The series is on top of current linux-next.