Service runnning while PowerManager decides to sleep ?

by Dianne Hackborn » Sat, 21 Nov 2009 05:40:59 GMT


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 You should hold a wake lock only when you need to make sure the CPU will
continue running.  If it is during the entire time your service runs until
it schedules an alarm, then that is it, but please keep this as short as
possible since this is one of the things that can have a significant impact
on battery life.

You need to do this on a device.  You need to do this on a device, anyway,
so you have some idea of how you are actually impacting the battery.






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