[PATCH] cxl: Don't ignore add_process_element result when attaching context

Michael Ellerman mpe at ellerman.id.au
Wed Jul 29 14:25:32 AEST 2015

On Wed, 2015-07-29 at 14:07 +1000, Daniel Axtens wrote:
> Previously, when attaching a context in dedicated mode, we ignored

Previously? You mean currently? Now is before this patch is applied.

> the result of add_process_element, which could potentially fail.
> If add_process_element returns and error, pass it back to the caller.

I can fix.

> Signed-off-by: Daniel Axtens <dja at axtens.net>
> ---
> I'm not sure if this is worth sending to stable: it doesn't fix
> any actual bug, it just lets us know earlier if we've failed.
> However, if mpe, Mikey or Ian feel like it should go to stable I
> have no objection to that either.

stable_kernel_rules.txt says:

 - It must fix a real bug that bothers people (not a, "This could be a
   problem..." type thing).

So I think not. But rules are flexible so I can be convinced otherwise if
anyone has a good argument.


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