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Relationship with Android?

Relationship with Android?

Posted Feb 9, 2012 14:37 UTC (Thu) by mfedyk (guest, #55303)
In reply to: Relationship with Android? by renox
Parent article: Preparing for user-space checkpoint/restore

No.

In android, apps are expected to store state themselves so that when started again they will continue with that state.

As you can imagine, app implementation of this is spotty.


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Relationship with Android?

Posted Feb 9, 2012 18:48 UTC (Thu) by raven667 (subscriber, #5198) [Link]

Well, a robust checkpoint and restore feature could be used to implement the behavior Android desires without requiring special, spotty, support from the app.

Relationship with Android?

Posted Feb 9, 2012 19:27 UTC (Thu) by mjg59 (subscriber, #23239) [Link]

Full checkpoint/restore is much more resource consuming than having the application be able to serialise its important state and resynthesise the rest later. You probably wouldn't want to encourage the former at the expense of the latter.


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