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SubjectRe: linux-next: build failure after merge of the driver-core tree
On Wed, Jan 04, 2012 at 11:03:54PM +0100, Kay Sievers wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 01:31, Greg KH <greg@kroah.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 04, 2012 at 01:07:52AM +0100, Kay Sievers wrote:
> >> On Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 17:21, Greg KH <greg@kroah.com> wrote:
> >> > On Wed, Dec 28, 2011 at 05:45:18PM +1100, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> >> >> Because of the powerpc problems above, I have used the driver-core tree
> >> >> from next-20111222 for today.
> >> >
> >> > Sorry about all of the problems, we tried to fix everything we could,
> >> > but your merges and cross-builds found stuff we missed :(
> >> >
> >> > Kay, care to send me patches to fix this, and all of the other
> >> > linux-next-reported problems to me so we can get this resolved this
> >> > week?
> >>
> >> I rather don't want to add error checking to stuff that doesn't do it
> >> today. The sysdev stuff never had that forced checks, but the normal
> >> device stuff has.
> >
> > That's fine.
> >
> >> I think the force return value check is really a pretty misguided idea
> >> in general, and it's up to the caller to do these checks and handle
> >> rollbacks, not the driver core, I think.
> >>
> >> Can't we just remove that forced check?
> >
> > Probably, if it fixes these warning-is-an-error problems.  There were
> > other issues with linux-next that were build issues, not just this one
> > from what I recall, that kept Stephen from including the tree in
> > linux-next.  I can bounce them to you if you missed them.
>
> Oh, I thought that was all: "I fixed it up (see below) and can carry
> the fix as necessary" material.
>
> I might have missed some stuff, I don't see any others. Care to check
> yours and let me know?

Ok, I think you are right, I've pushed the "remove __must_check" patch
to driver-core-next and hopefully it should all be good now.

thanks,

greg k-h
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