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From: "Andrew Jeffery" <andrew@aj.id.au>
To: "Greg Kroah-Hartman" <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	"Vijay Khemka" <vijaykhemka@fb.com>
Cc: sdasari@fb.com, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>,
	linux-aspeed@lists.ozlabs.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Joel Stanley <joel@jms.id.au>,
	linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] misc: aspeed-lpc-ctrl: Correct return values
Date: Thu, 02 May 2019 02:49:32 -0400
Message-ID: <6defa7bc-ec29-4418-b05c-fb96c03621f6@www.fastmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190502064021.GA14911@kroah.com>



On Thu, 2 May 2019, at 16:10, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> On Wed, May 01, 2019 at 03:38:36PM -0700, Vijay Khemka wrote:
> > Corrected some of return values with appropriate meanings.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Vijay Khemka <vijaykhemka@fb.com>
> > ---
> >  drivers/misc/aspeed-lpc-ctrl.c | 15 +++++++--------
> >  1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
> > 
> > diff --git a/drivers/misc/aspeed-lpc-ctrl.c b/drivers/misc/aspeed-lpc-ctrl.c
> > index 332210e06e98..97ae341109d5 100644
> > --- a/drivers/misc/aspeed-lpc-ctrl.c
> > +++ b/drivers/misc/aspeed-lpc-ctrl.c
> > @@ -68,7 +68,6 @@ static long aspeed_lpc_ctrl_ioctl(struct file *file, unsigned int cmd,
> >  		unsigned long param)
> >  {
> >  	struct aspeed_lpc_ctrl *lpc_ctrl = file_aspeed_lpc_ctrl(file);
> > -	struct device *dev = file->private_data;
> >  	void __user *p = (void __user *)param;
> >  	struct aspeed_lpc_ctrl_mapping map;
> >  	u32 addr;
> 
> This change is not reflected in your changelog text :(
> 
> Please fix up, or break this up into multiple patches.

The return value fixes should also be squashed into the patch that introduced those lines
given it hasn't yet been applied.

Further, IIRC I previously suggested removing the dev_err()s entirely, not just switching
them to pr_err(). Returning an error code is enough IMO, there's no need to pollute the
kernel logs with application-level errors. Or make them dev_dbg().

Andrew

> 
> greg k-h
>

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Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-05-01 22:38 Vijay Khemka
2019-05-02  6:40 ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2019-05-02  6:49   ` Andrew Jeffery [this message]
2019-05-03 17:55     ` Vijay Khemka
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2019-01-23 23:06 Vijay Khemka
2019-01-24  8:15 ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2019-01-24 19:29   ` Vijay Khemka
2019-02-11  5:22     ` Andrew Jeffery
2019-02-11 20:13       ` Vijay Khemka

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