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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] drivers/staging/vt6656/main_usb.c: checkpatch warning
On Mon, Apr 17, 2017 at 04:58:48PM -0700, Chewie Lin wrote:
> Swap string in the dev_warn() call with __func__ argument, instead of
> explicitly calling the function name in the string:
>
> WARNING: Prefer using "%s", __func__ to embedded function names
> #417: FILE: main_usb.c:417:
> + "usb_device_reset fail status=%d\n", status);
>
> total: 0 errors, 1 warnings, 1058 lines checked
>
> And after fix:
>
> main_usb.c has no obvious style problems and is ready for submission.
>
> Signed-off-by: Chewie Lin <linsh@oregonstate.edu>
> ---
> drivers/staging/vt6656/main_usb.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/staging/vt6656/main_usb.c b/drivers/staging/vt6656/main_usb.c
> index 9e074e9daf4e..71c4511b4cff 100644
> --- a/drivers/staging/vt6656/main_usb.c
> +++ b/drivers/staging/vt6656/main_usb.c
> @@ -414,7 +414,7 @@ static void usb_device_reset(struct vnt_private *priv)
> status = usb_reset_device(priv->usb);
> if (status)
> dev_warn(&priv->usb->dev,
> - "usb_device_reset fail status=%d\n", status);
> + "%s fail status=%d\n", __func__, status);

But the call that failed was called usb_device_reset(), right? Why is
this function even needed at all, have the caller call the correct
function instead please, and then this whole function can be deleted.

thanks,

greg k-h

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