[PATCH V2 25/63] clocksource/drivers/mxs_timer: Convert init function to return error

Daniel Lezcano daniel.lezcano at linaro.org
Mon Jun 20 02:24:09 PDT 2016

On 06/20/2016 11:15 AM, Liviu Dudau wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 16, 2016 at 11:26:44PM +0200, Daniel Lezcano wrote:
>> The init functions do not return any error. They behave as the following:
>>    - panic, thus leading to a kernel crash while another timer may work and
>>         make the system boot up correctly
>>    or
>>    - print an error and let the caller unaware if the state of the system
>> Change that by converting the init functions to return an error conforming
>> to the CLOCKSOURCE_OF_RET prototype.
>> Proper error handling (rollback, errno value) will be changed later case
>> by case, thus this change just return back an error or success in the init
>> function.
>> Signed-off-by: Daniel Lezcano <daniel.lezcano at linaro.org>
>> ---

[ ... ]

Actually, this is fixed for mxs [1] (sorry the Cc script is misbehaving).

> This patch needs rework as it is changing (incompletely) two files that have different
> maintainers.

Let me resend the mps2 driver.


   -- Daniel

[1] http://www.spinics.net/lists/kernel/msg2281624.html

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