[PATCH 00/49] mtd: nand: Convert to platform remove callback returning void
tudor.ambarus at linaro.org
Mon Apr 3 09:29:59 PDT 2023
On 4/1/23 17:18, Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
> this series adapts the platform drivers below drivers/mtd/nand to use the
> .remove_new() callback. Compared to the traditional .remove() callback
> .remove_new() returns no value. This is a good thing because the driver core
> doesn't (and cannot) cope for errors during remove. The only effect of a
> non-zero return value in .remove() is that the driver core emits a warning. The
> device is removed anyhow and an early return from .remove() usually yields a
> resource leak.
> By changing the remove callback to return void driver authors cannot
> reasonably assume any more that there is some kind of cleanup later.
> As all drivers already return 0 in their .remove callback, they can be
> converted trivially.
I'd make a single patch per subsystem for trivial changes, but I don't
mind having them split per driver either:
Acked-by: Tudor Ambarus <tudor.ambarus at linaro.org>
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