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SubjectRe: [PATCH] EDAC, mv64x60: Remove some code duplication
Chris Packham <> writes:
> On 14/01/18 06:17, Christophe JAILLET wrote:
>> Le 13/01/2018 à 15:22, Borislav Petkov a écrit :
>>> + Chris Packham who's been fixing some stuff in here too.
>>> On Sat, Jan 13, 2018 at 08:28:21AM +0100, Christophe JAILLET wrote:
>>>> Reorder the error handling code in order to release the resources in
>>>> reverse order than allocation.
>>>> Introduce a new 'release_group' label in the error handling path and use
>>>> it to void some code duplication.
>>>> Signed-off-by: Christophe JAILLET <>
>>>> ---
>>>> drivers/edac/mv64x60_edac.c | 7 ++++---
>>>> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>>>> --
>>> Thanks, looks good. But looking at this driver, mv64x60_mc_err_probe()
>>> and mv64x60_sram_err_probe() have the same problem too. Can you address them
>>> with your patch too pls?
>> Will do. mv64x60_pci_err_probe() also needs some tweaks.
>>> Also, if you feel like fixing more stuff in this driver, it doesn't use
>>> the edac_printk() infrastructure but naked printk() calls. It could be
>>> converted to it.
>> I will only propose to remove a useless message and improve another one,
>> but won't convert the whole driver, sorry.
> I take this you mean you have a system with a mv64x60 SoC? You might
> want to make yourself known to the linuxppc-dev list. A while back the
> prospects of dropping CONFIG_MV64X60 was raised[1]. I don't see anyone
> actually following through on this yet but I'm not really following
> linuxppc that closely.

That's just because I haven't had time to do it and no one else took the
hint :)

So yes, Christophe if you have a machine that uses this driver please
speak up, otherwise it will probably be removed.


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