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Subject[PATCH 5.0 113/238] nvmem: core: dont check the return value of notifier chain call
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5.0-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.

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From: Bartosz Golaszewski <bgolaszewski@baylibre.com>

commit f4853e1c321edb48af229ad5ac85076790d34968 upstream.

blocking_notifier_call_chain() returns the value returned by the last
registered callback. A positive return value doesn't indicate an error
and an nvmem device should correctly register irrespective of any
notifier callback failures. Drop the retval check.

Fixes: bee1138bea15 ("nvmem: add a notifier chain")
Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
Signed-off-by: Bartosz Golaszewski <bgolaszewski@baylibre.com>
Acked-by: Srinivas Kandagatla <srinivas.kandagatla@linaro.org>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>

---
drivers/nvmem/core.c | 4 +---
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 3 deletions(-)

--- a/drivers/nvmem/core.c
+++ b/drivers/nvmem/core.c
@@ -686,9 +686,7 @@ struct nvmem_device *nvmem_register(cons
if (rval)
goto err_remove_cells;

- rval = blocking_notifier_call_chain(&nvmem_notifier, NVMEM_ADD, nvmem);
- if (rval)
- goto err_remove_cells;
+ blocking_notifier_call_chain(&nvmem_notifier, NVMEM_ADD, nvmem);

return nvmem;


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