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Subject[tip:smp/urgent] cpu/hotplug: Clarify description of __cpuhp_setup_state() return value
Commit-ID:  512f09801b356c54baef62543e51169f03b2e642
Gitweb: http://git.kernel.org/tip/512f09801b356c54baef62543e51169f03b2e642
Author: Boris Ostrovsky <boris.ostrovsky@oracle.com>
AuthorDate: Thu, 15 Dec 2016 10:00:57 -0500
Committer: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
CommitDate: Thu, 15 Dec 2016 17:48:20 +0100

cpu/hotplug: Clarify description of __cpuhp_setup_state() return value

When invoked with CPUHP_AP_ONLINE_DYN state __cpuhp_setup_state()
is expected to return positive value which is the hotplug state that
the routine assigns.

Signed-off-by: Boris Ostrovsky <boris.ostrovsky@oracle.com>
Cc: linux-pm@vger.kernel.org
Cc: viresh.kumar@linaro.org
Cc: bigeasy@linutronix.de
Cc: rjw@rjwysocki.net
Cc: xen-devel@lists.xenproject.org
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1481814058-4799-2-git-send-email-boris.ostrovsky@oracle.com
Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>

---
kernel/cpu.c | 6 +++++-
1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/kernel/cpu.c b/kernel/cpu.c
index 217fd2e..5339aca 100644
--- a/kernel/cpu.c
+++ b/kernel/cpu.c
@@ -1586,7 +1586,11 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(__cpuhp_state_add_instance);
* @startup: startup callback function
* @teardown: teardown callback function
*
- * Returns 0 if successful, otherwise a proper error code
+ * Returns:
+ * On success:
+ * Positive state number if @state is CPUHP_AP_ONLINE_DYN
+ * 0 for all other states
+ * On failure: proper (negative) error code
*/
int __cpuhp_setup_state(enum cpuhp_state state,
const char *name, bool invoke,
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