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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] rtc: max77686: convert to devm_i2c_new_dummy_device()
On 30/08/2019 14:45:54+0200, Wolfram Sang wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 29, 2019 at 10:57:52PM +0200, Alexandre Belloni wrote:
> > On 20/08/2019 17:42:37+0200, Wolfram Sang wrote:
> > > I was about to simplify the call to i2c_unregister_device() when I
> > > realized that converting to devm_i2c_new_dummy_device() will simplify
> > > the driver a lot. So I took this approach.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Wolfram Sang <wsa+renesas@sang-engineering.com>
> > > ---
> > > Build tested only, buildbot is happy, too.
> > >
> > > Please apply to your tree.
> > >
> >
> > I'm confused because I already applied:
> > https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/abelloni/linux.git/commit/?h=rtc-next&id=7150710f3084de8d35ce3221eeae2caee8813f92
>
> The above was a mass conversion to i2c_new_dummy_device() to make sure
> all in-kernel users use the API returning an ERRPTR. Mass conversion to
> the devm_ variant of the same function was too troublesome.
>
> With another series, I wanted to remove superfluous error checking of
> i2c_unregister_device() because it is NULL-ptr safe, like here:
>
> > > - if (info->rtc)
> > > - i2c_unregister_device(info->rtc);
>
> But for these two RTC drivers, I figured moving to devm_* is way easier
> than fixing up the mass conversion result from coccinelle.
>

Ok so should I drop the previous patches and apply those instead?


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Alexandre Belloni, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering
https://bootlin.com

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