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From: "Uwe Kleine-König" <u.kleine-koenig@pengutronix.de>
To: Bjorn Helgaas <bhelgaas@google.com>
Cc: Kishon Vijay Abraham I <kishon@ti.com>,
	Lorenzo Pieralisi <lorenzo.pieralisi@arm.com>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	kernel@pengutronix.de, linux-pci@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] PCI: endpoint: Make struct pci_epf_driver::remove return void
Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2021 10:02:50 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210622080250.wav54n2tfb2m5w3r@pengutronix.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1195e3d6-e2ca-f54b-aa09-289dbebd85d7@kleine-koenig.org>

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Hello Bjorn,

On Mon, May 10, 2021 at 09:26:37PM +0200, Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
> On 2/23/21 10:07 AM, Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
> > The driver core ignores the return value of pci_epf_device_remove()
> > (because there is only little it can do when a device disappears) and
> > there are no pci_epf_drivers with a remove callback.
> > 
> > So make it impossible for future drivers to return an unused error code
> > by changing the remove prototype to return void.
> > 
> > The real motivation for this change is the quest to make struct
> > bus_type::remove return void, too.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Uwe Kleine-König <u.kleine-koenig@pengutronix.de>
> 
> Ping! This patch now waits for more than 2 months on feedback (or
> application). The 5.13 merge window just closed, this is a great opportunity
> to apply this patch for next.

It seems I don't get feedback from Kishon and Lorenzo. This is one of
the last patches I need to actually change bus_type::remove. Would you
be willing to take the patch without them reacting? Or do you have a way
to trigger them that is more effective than I have?

Best regards
Uwe

> > ---
> >   drivers/pci/endpoint/pci-epf-core.c | 5 ++---
> >   include/linux/pci-epf.h             | 2 +-
> >   2 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> > 
> > diff --git a/drivers/pci/endpoint/pci-epf-core.c b/drivers/pci/endpoint/pci-epf-core.c
> > index 7646c8660d42..a19c375f9ec9 100644
> > --- a/drivers/pci/endpoint/pci-epf-core.c
> > +++ b/drivers/pci/endpoint/pci-epf-core.c
> > @@ -389,15 +389,14 @@ static int pci_epf_device_probe(struct device *dev)
> >   static int pci_epf_device_remove(struct device *dev)
> >   {
> > -	int ret = 0;
> >   	struct pci_epf *epf = to_pci_epf(dev);
> >   	struct pci_epf_driver *driver = to_pci_epf_driver(dev->driver);
> >   	if (driver->remove)
> > -		ret = driver->remove(epf);
> > +		driver->remove(epf);
> >   	epf->driver = NULL;
> > -	return ret;
> > +	return 0;
> >   }
> >   static struct bus_type pci_epf_bus_type = {
> > diff --git a/include/linux/pci-epf.h b/include/linux/pci-epf.h
> > index 6833e2160ef1..f8a17b6b1d31 100644
> > --- a/include/linux/pci-epf.h
> > +++ b/include/linux/pci-epf.h
> > @@ -85,7 +85,7 @@ struct pci_epf_ops {
> >    */
> >   struct pci_epf_driver {
> >   	int	(*probe)(struct pci_epf *epf);
> > -	int	(*remove)(struct pci_epf *epf);
> > +	void	(*remove)(struct pci_epf *epf);
> >   	struct device_driver	driver;
> >   	struct pci_epf_ops	*ops;
> > 
> 
> 




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  reply	other threads:[~2021-06-22  8:02 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-02-23  9:07 Uwe Kleine-König
2021-05-05 19:53 ` Uwe Kleine-König
2021-05-10 19:26 ` Uwe Kleine-König
2021-06-22  8:02   ` Uwe Kleine-König [this message]
2021-06-22  9:59 ` Kishon Vijay Abraham I
2021-06-22 10:10   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-07-05 15:46   ` Uwe Kleine-König
2021-07-08  9:23     ` Uwe Kleine-König
2021-07-08 10:15       ` Kishon Vijay Abraham I
2021-07-12 20:51 ` Bjorn Helgaas
2021-07-13  6:16   ` Uwe Kleine-König

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