[PATCH v2] driver core: let dev_set_drvdata return int instead of void as it can fail
u.kleine-koenig at pengutronix.de
Wed Apr 20 03:42:48 EDT 2011
On Tue, Apr 19, 2011 at 04:58:12PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 08:42:58PM +0200, Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
> > Before commit
> > b402843 (Driver core: move dev_get/set_drvdata to drivers/base/dd.c)
> > calling dev_set_drvdata with dev=NULL was an unchecked error. After some
> > discussion about what to return in this case removing the check (and so
> > producing a null pointer exception) seems fine.
> > Signed-off-by: Uwe Kleine-König <u.kleine-koenig at pengutronix.de>
> > ---
> > Hello,
> > @Viresh: as I didn't choose to return -EINVAL I didn't add your Reviewed-by:
> I'm confused by this thread, care to resend all of these in a series
> against the latest linux-next tree?
No problem, here it comes. This are patches 1 to 4 of the original
series + v2 of patch 5 (that didn't have 5/5 in the subject).
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