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Subject[PATCH 7/7] Revert "serial: max310x: pass return value of spi_register_driver"
This reverts commit 51f689cc11333944c7a457f25ec75fcb41e99410.

Commits from addresses have been found to be submitted in "bad
faith" to try to test the kernel community's ability to review "known
malicious" changes. The result of these submissions can be found in a
paper submitted to the 42nd IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy
entitled, "Open Source Insecurity: Stealthily Introducing
Vulnerabilities via Hypocrite Commits" written by Qiushi Wu (University
of Minnesota) and Kangjie Lu (University of Minnesota) but later

Because of this, all submissions from this group must be reverted from
the kernel tree and will need to be re-reviewed again to determine if
they actually are a valid fix. Until that work is complete, remove this
change to ensure that no problems are being introduced into the

Cc: Kangjie Lu <>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
drivers/tty/serial/max310x.c | 4 ++--
1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/tty/serial/max310x.c b/drivers/tty/serial/max310x.c
index 8534d6e45a1d..a3ba0e6520a1 100644
--- a/drivers/tty/serial/max310x.c
+++ b/drivers/tty/serial/max310x.c
@@ -1518,10 +1518,10 @@ static int __init max310x_uart_init(void)
return ret;

- ret = spi_register_driver(&max310x_spi_driver);
+ spi_register_driver(&max310x_spi_driver);

- return ret;
+ return 0;

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