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SubjectRe: [PATCH] clocksource: acpi_pm: fix return value of __setup handler

On 3/11/22 23:09, Dan Carpenter wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 08, 2022 at 08:03:01PM -0800, Randy Dunlap wrote:
>> __setup() handlers should return 1 to obsolete_checksetup() in
>> init/main.c to indicate that the boot option has been handled.
>> A return of 0 causes the boot option/value to be listed as an Unknown
>> kernel parameter and added to init's (limited) environment strings.
>> The __setup() handler interface isn't meant to handle negative return
>> values -- they are non-zero, so they mean "handled" (like a return
>> value of 1 does), but that's just a quirk. So return 1 from
>> parse_pmtmr(). Also print a warning message if kstrtouint() returns
>> an error.
>> Fixes: 60e3bf14d4e2 ("clocksource: clean up parse_pmtmr()")
> I was wondering why I was CC'd on this.
> This fixes tag is wrong... My patch just cleaned up the function.
> The original code returned negative error codes already.

OK, thanks for the info.


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