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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3] stmmac: fix check for phydev being open
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Hi Sergei,

On Tue, 2015-09-08 at 22:53 +0300, Sergei Shtylyov wrote:
> Hello.
>
> On 09/08/2015 03:46 PM, Alexey Brodkin wrote:
>
> > > > Current check of phydev with IS_ERR(phydev) may make not much sense
> > > > because of_phy_connect() returns NULL on failure instead of error value.
> > > >
> > > > Still for checking result of phy_connect() IS_ERR() makes perfect sense.
> > > >
> > > > So let's use combined check IS_ERR_OR_NULL() that covers both cases.
> > > >
> > > > Cc: Sergei Shtylyov <sergei.shtylyov@cogentembedded.com>
> > > > Cc: Giuseppe Cavallaro <peppe.cavallaro@st.com>
> > > > Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> > > > Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
> > > > Cc: David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
> > > > Signed-off-by: Alexey Brodkin <abrodkin@synopsys.com>
> > > > ---
> > > >
> > > > Changes compared to v2:
> > > > * Updated commit message with mention of of_phy_connect() instead of
> > > > of_phy_attach().
> > > > * Return ENODEV in case of of_phy_connect() failure
> > > >
> > > > Changes compared to v1:
> > > > * Use IS_ERR_OR_NULL() instead of discrete checks for null and err
> > > >
> > > > drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/stmmac_main.c | 7 +++++--
> > > > 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> > > >
> > > > diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/stmmac_main.c
> > > > b/drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/stmmac_main.c
> > > > index 864b476..e2c9c86 100644
> > > > --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/stmmac_main.c
> > > > +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/stmmac_main.c
> > > > @@ -837,9 +837,12 @@ static int stmmac_init_phy(struct net_device *dev)
> > > > interface);
> > > > }
> > > >
> > > > - if (IS_ERR(phydev)) {
> > > > + if (IS_ERR_OR_NULL(phydev)) {
> > > > pr_err("%s: Could not attach to PHY\n", dev->name);
> > > > - return PTR_ERR(phydev);
> > > > + if (!phydev)
> > > > + return -ENODEV;
> > > > + else
> > > > + return PTR_ERR(phydev);
> > >
> > > Don't need *else* after *return* and scripts/checkpatch.pl should have
> > > complained about that.
> >
> > ./scripts/checkpatch.pl 0001-stmmac-fix-check-for-phydev-being-open.patch
> > total: 0 errors, 0 warnings, 0 checks, 14 lines checked
>
> Hm... I bet I saw such warning from checkpatch.pl recently (it was a false
> positive though, so maybe the check was removed recently, not sure). Your
> patch is clean indeed, however my comment is still valid.

Ok, let me send another respin then.

-Alexey

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