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SubjectRe: [PATCH V2] gpio: Fix return value mismatch of function gpiod_get_from_of_node()
Hi Georg,

first: good catch! Sorry for breaking this, and kudos for fixing it!

On Thu, Jun 20, 2019 at 11:37 PM Waibel Georg
<> wrote:

> In case the requested gpio property is not found in the device tree, some
> callers of gpiod_get_from_of_node() expect a return value of NULL, others
> expect -ENOENT.
> In particular devm_fwnode_get_index_gpiod_from_child() expects -ENOENT.
> Currently it gets a NULL, which breaks the loop that tries all
> gpio_suffixes. The result is that a gpio property is not found, even
> though it is there.
> This patch changes gpiod_get_from_of_node() to return -ENOENT instead
> of NULL when the requested gpio property is not found in the device
> tree. Additionally it modifies all calling functions to properly
> evaluate the return value.
> Another approach would be to leave the return value of
> gpiod_get_from_of_node() as is and fix the bug in
> devm_fwnode_get_index_gpiod_from_child(). Other callers would still need
> to be reworked. The effort would be the same as with the chosen solution.
> Signed-off-by: Georg Waibel <>
> ---
> V2: Rebased on top of [PATCH] regulator: s2mps11: Fix ERR_PTR dereference on GPIO lookup failure

Reviewed-by: Linus Walleij <>

Mark: as most of the changed lines are in the regulator tree,
would you please pick this patch up?

(Else tell me and I will take care of it.)

Linus Walleij

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