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SubjectRe: [lm-sensors] [RFC][PATCH] hwmon:fix sparse warnings + error handling
Andrew, Michal:

* Michal Piotrowski <michal.k.k.piotrowski@gmail.com> [2006-08-20 22:44:30 +0200]:
> This patch fixes 56 sparse "ignoring return value of 'device_create_file'" warnings. It also adds error handling.
>
> w83627hf.c | 96 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-----------
> 1 file changed, 80 insertions(+), 16 deletions(-)

Thanks for doing this... but Andrew please don't apply it. The sensors project
people are working on these even now, and we already have a patch for the
w83627hf driver...

http://lists.lm-sensors.org/pipermail/lm-sensors/2006-August/017204.html

Jean Delvare (hwmon maintainer) should be sending these up the chain soon.

Michal: if you're interested in fixing any of the rest of them, please take
a look at the patch above to see the mechanism we intend to use. It actually
makes the drivers *smaller* than they were.

Regards,

--
Mark M. Hoffman
mhoffman@lightlink.com

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