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From: Darren Hart <>
To: Carlo Caione <>
	Carlo Caione <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 1/2] hp-wmi: Do not shadow error values
Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:11:20 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20170419201120.GA17351@fury> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 07:41:53PM +0200, Carlo Caione wrote:
> From: Carlo Caione <>
> All the helper functions (i.e. hp_wmi_dock_state, hp_wmi_tablet_state,
> ...) using hp_wmi_perform_query to perform an HP WMI query shadow the
> returned value in case of error.
> We return -EINVAL only when the HP WMI query returns a positive value
> (the specific error code) to not mix this up with the actual value
> returned by the helper function.

So Andy is correct in that we try to avoid shadowing error codes where possible.
I accepted v1 of this series because it fixed an existing problem in a way
consistent with the existing code.

Since v1 is already in for-next, let's consider the following a subsequent
cleanup. Would you please create a new patch to address the shadowing error code
issues on top of the v1 patch series.

Darren Hart
VMware Open Source Technology Center

  reply	other threads:[~2017-04-19 20:11 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-04-19 17:41 [PATCH v2 0/2] hp-wmi: Fix dock status and tablet mode reporting Carlo Caione
2017-04-19 17:41 ` [PATCH v2 1/2] hp-wmi: Do not shadow error values Carlo Caione
2017-04-19 20:11   ` Darren Hart [this message]
2017-04-19 20:25     ` Carlo Caione
2017-04-19 17:41 ` [PATCH v2 2/2] hp-wmi: Fix detection for dock and tablet mode Carlo Caione

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