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From: Carlo Caione <>
To: Darren Hart <>
Cc: Carlo Caione <>,
	Andy Shevchenko <>,
	Andy Shevchenko <>,
	Platform Driver <>,,
	Linux Upstreaming Team <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 1/2] hp-wmi: Do not shadow error values
Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2017 22:25:01 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20170419201120.GA17351@fury>

On Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 10:11 PM, Darren Hart <> wrote:
> 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.

No problem. On its way.

Carlo Caione  |  +39.340.80.30.096  |  Endless

  reply	other threads:[~2017-04-19 20:25 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
2017-04-19 20:25     ` Carlo Caione [this message]
2017-04-19 17:41 ` [PATCH v2 2/2] hp-wmi: Fix detection for dock and tablet mode Carlo Caione

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