[PATCH 0/6] bus: fsl-mc: Make remove function return void

Leo Li leoyang.li at nxp.com
Thu Apr 13 07:30:05 AEST 2023

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> Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/6] bus: fsl-mc: Make remove function return void
> Hello,
> On Fri, Mar 10, 2023 at 11:41:22PM +0100, Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > many bus remove functions return an integer which is a historic
> > misdesign that makes driver authors assume that there is some kind of
> > error handling in the upper layers. This is wrong however and
> > returning and error code only yields an error message.
> >
> > This series improves the fsl-mc bus by changing the remove callback to
> > return no value instead. As a preparation all drivers are changed to
> > return zero before so that they don't trigger the error message.
> Who is supposed to pick up this patch series (or point out a good reason for
> not taking it)?

Previously Greg KH picked up MC bus patches.

If no one is picking up them this time, I probably can take it through the fsl soc tree.


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