[PATCH 00/40] soc: Convert to platform remove callback returning void

Bjorn Andersson andersson at kernel.org
Thu Sep 28 09:01:58 AEST 2023

On Wed, Sep 27, 2023 at 10:43:16AM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 27, 2023, at 04:25, Joel Stanley wrote:
> > On Mon, 25 Sept 2023 at 09:55, Uwe Kleine-König <u.kleine-koenig at pengutronix.de> wrote:
> >>
> >> this series converts all platform drivers below drivers/soc to use
> >> .remove_new(). The motivation is to get rid of an integer return code
> >> that is (mostly) ignored by the platform driver core and error prone on
> >> the driver side.
> >>
> >> See commit 5c5a7680e67b ("platform: Provide a remove callback that
> >> returns no value") for an extended explanation and the eventual goal.
> >>
> >> As there is no single maintainer team for drivers/soc, I suggest the
> >> individual maintainers to pick up "their" patches.
> >
> > I'd be happy if Arnd merged the lot at once. Arnd, what do you think?
> >
> > If that will be too messy then I understand. I have queued the aspeed
> > ones locally and will push that out if we decide that's the best way
> > to go.
> The main downside of merging it all at once through the soc tree
> is that there may be patches that conflict with other work going on
> in individual drivers.
> What I'd suggest doing here is:
> - have platform maintainers pick up patches for their drivers
>   if that is their preference for any reason

I'd prefer this for the qcom drivers at least, please let me know if you
would like me to proceed.


> - get a pull request from Uwe for the soc tree for anything that has
>   not been picked up in one or two weeks from now
>       Arnd

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