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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86: kernel/microcode_core.c simple_strtoul cleanup
On Sat, May 05, 2012 at 09:37:39AM -0600, Shuah Khan wrote:
> Change reload_for_cpu() in kernel/microcode_core.c to call kstrtoul()
> instead of calling obsoleted simple_strtoul().
>
> From 8df8b8f87a8e462faa7b4c2b4682b23df5afa4bd Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Shuah Khan <shuahkhan@gmail.com>
> Date: Fri, 4 May 2012 14:12:11 -0600
> Subject: [PATCH] x86: kernel/microcode_core.c simple_strtoul cleanup
>
>
> Signed-off-by: Shuah Khan <shuahkhan@gmail.com>
> ---
> arch/x86/kernel/microcode_core.c | 9 ++++-----
> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/microcode_core.c b/arch/x86/kernel/microcode_core.c
> index c9bda6d..fbdfc69 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kernel/microcode_core.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/microcode_core.c
> @@ -299,12 +299,11 @@ static ssize_t reload_store(struct device *dev,
> {
> unsigned long val;
> int cpu = dev->id;
> - int ret = 0;
> - char *end;
> + ssize_t ret = 0;
>
> - val = simple_strtoul(buf, &end, 0);
> - if (end == buf)
> - return -EINVAL;
> + ret = kstrtoul(buf, 0, &val);
> + if (ret)
> + return ret;
>
> if (val == 1) {
> get_online_cpus();
> --
> 1.7.9.5

Patch looks correct but your patch format looks all flipped: first you
have the commit message and then the mail headers you get from git
format-patch, what happened? IOW, it should be the other way around.

Go look at other messages on lkml starting with "tip-bot" in the From:
for a proper patch formatting pls.

Thanks.

--
Regards/Gruss,
Boris.


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