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SubjectRe: [PATCH] drivers/w1/masters/w1-gpio.c: fix read_bit()
On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 03:00:59PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Mar 2009 10:18:00 +0100
> Daniel Mack <daniel@caiaq.de> wrote:
>
> > On Mon, Mar 09, 2009 at 07:14:19PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > > > --- a/drivers/w1/masters/w1-gpio.c
> > > > +++ b/drivers/w1/masters/w1-gpio.c
> > > > @@ -39,7 +39,7 @@ static u8 w1_gpio_read_bit(void *data)
> > > > {
> > > > struct w1_gpio_platform_data *pdata = data;
> > > >
> > > > - return gpio_get_value(pdata->pin);
> > > > + return gpio_get_value(pdata->pin) ? 1 : 0;
> > > > }
> > > >
> > > > static int __init w1_gpio_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
> > >
> > > We recently merged a patch (I forget where) which fixed one
> > > gpio_get_value() implementation so that it always returns 0 or 1.
> > >
> > > From which I deduce that the correct fix for <whatever problem you're
> > > seeing> is to fix <whichever driver that is>?
> >
> > I agree those functions should return 0 and 1 only, but my patch fixes
> > the w1-gpio driver for all platforms at once, so people can use it.
> >
> > On the other hand, I will submit a patch which modifies PXA's
> > gpio_get_value() and see what the maintainers say, but I can't go thru
> > all the implemenations of all architectures to do this.
> >
> > So for the time being, the above patch helps many users of that driver.
> >
>
> Problem is, the patch will just conceal bugs.
>
> How about this?
>
> --- a/drivers/w1/masters/w1-gpio.c~a
> +++ a/drivers/w1/masters/w1-gpio.c
> @@ -38,8 +38,12 @@ static void w1_gpio_write_bit_val(void *
> static u8 w1_gpio_read_bit(void *data)
> {
> struct w1_gpio_platform_data *pdata = data;
> + u8 ret;
>
> - return gpio_get_value(pdata->pin);
> + ret = gpio_get_value(pdata->pin);
> + if (WARN_ONCE(ret > 1, "gpio_get_value(): invalid return: %u\n", ret))
> + ret = !!ret
> + return ret;
> }
>
> static int __init w1_gpio_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)

I think if you want to go that route you should add such check into
gpiolib rather than some random driver.

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Ville Syrjälä
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http://www.sci.fi/~syrjala/
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