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SubjectRe: [PATCH] media: vimc: fix component match compare
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On Tue, 2019-05-21 at 14:55 +0200, Boris Brezillon wrote:
> On Fri, 17 May 2019 14:20:11 -0300
> Helen Koike <helen.koike@collabora.com> wrote:
>
> > If the system has other devices being registered in the component
> > framework, the compare function will be called with a device that
> > doesn't belong to vimc.
> > This device is not necessarily a platform_device, nor have a
> > platform_data (which causes a NULL pointer dereference error) and if it
> > does have a pdata, it is not necessarily type of struct vimc_platform_data.
> > So casting to any of these types is wrong.
> >
> > Instead of expecting a given pdev with a given pdata, just expect for
> > the device it self. vimc-core is the one who creates them, we know in
> > advance exactly which object to expect in the match.
> >
> > Fixes: 4a29b7090749 ("[media] vimc: Subdevices as modules")
>
> Oh, and you forgot to add
>
> Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org>
>

Although it's not really documented (not in process/stable-rules
at least) that a "Fixes" tag alone would be automatically picked by
the stable team, it has been the case for me since always,
as I've never Cced stable explicitly.

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