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Subject[PATCH v9 1/2] clk: Add comment about __of_clk_get_by_name() error values
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It's not immediately obvious from the code that failure to get a
clock provider can return either -ENOENT or -EINVAL. Therefore, add
a comment to highlight this.

Signed-off-by: Phil Edworthy <phil.edworthy@renesas.com>
---
drivers/clk/clkdev.c | 6 ++++++
1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)

diff --git a/drivers/clk/clkdev.c b/drivers/clk/clkdev.c
index 9ab3db8b3988..cc5df3970cd3 100644
--- a/drivers/clk/clkdev.c
+++ b/drivers/clk/clkdev.c
@@ -52,6 +52,12 @@ struct clk *of_clk_get(struct device_node *np, int index)
}
EXPORT_SYMBOL(of_clk_get);

+/*
+ * Beware the return values when np is valid, but no clock provider is found.
+ * If name = NULL, the function returns -ENOENT.
+ * If name != NULL, the function returns -EINVAL. This is because __of_clk_get()
+ * is called even if of_property_match_string() returns an error.
+ */
static struct clk *__of_clk_get_by_name(struct device_node *np,
const char *dev_id,
const char *name)
--
2.17.1
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