[PATCH] PM / Domains: Change prototype for the ->attach_dev() callback

Dmitry Torokhov dmitry.torokhov at gmail.com
Tue Nov 4 17:33:53 PST 2014

On Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 01:38:30PM -0700, Kevin Hilman wrote:
> "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw at rjwysocki.net> writes:
> > On Thursday, October 30, 2014 01:02:49 PM Ulf Hansson wrote:
> >> Convert the prototype to return and int. This is just an initial step,
> >> needed to support error handling.
> >> 
> >> Signed-off-by: Ulf Hansson <ulf.hansson at linaro.org>
> Acked-by: Kevin Hilman <khilman at linaro.org>
> >> 
> >> This patch is intended as fix for 3.18 rc[n]. Why?
> >> 
> >> There are other SOC specific patches around that adds genpd support and which
> >> implements the ->attach_dev() callback. To prevent having an "atomic" patch
> >> during the next release cycle, let's change the prototype now instead.
> >> 
> >> Further patches will add the actual error handling in genpd and these can then
> >> be reviewed and tested thoroughly.
> >
> > So we have no users of ->attach_dev at the moment, right?
> Not in mainline, but there are a couple getting ready to hit -next, so
> we wanted to fix this before they arrive so that adding the error
> handling will be easier.

BTW, while we are at it, can we also pass the domain itself to
attach_dev() and detach_dev()? If anything it helps with debugging (you
can print domain name from the callbacks).



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