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SubjectRe: [PATCH] bus: Make remove callback return void
On Tue, Jul 06, 2021 at 06:52:09AM -0700, Tom Rix wrote:
>
> On 7/6/21 2:50 AM, Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
> > The driver core ignores the return value of this callback because there
> > is only little it can do when a device disappears.
> >
> > This is the final bit of a long lasting cleanup quest where several
> > buses were converted to also return void from their remove callback.
> > Additionally some resource leaks were fixed that were caused by drivers
> > returning an error code in the expectation that the driver won't go
> > away.
> >
> > With struct bus_type::remove returning void it's prevented that newly
> > implemented buses return an ignored error code and so don't anticipate
> > wrong expectations for driver authors.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Uwe Kleine-König <u.kleine-koenig@pengutronix.de>
> > ---
> > Hello,
> >
> > this patch depends on "PCI: endpoint: Make struct pci_epf_driver::remove
> > return void" that is not yet applied, see
> > https://lore.kernel.org/r/20210223090757.57604-1-u.kleine-koenig@pengutronix.de.
> >
> > I tested it using allmodconfig on amd64 and arm, but I wouldn't be
> > surprised if I still missed to convert a driver. So it would be great to
> > get this into next early after the merge window closes.
> >
> > I send this mail to all people that get_maintainer.pl emits for this
> > patch. I wonder how many recipents will refuse this mail because of the
> > long Cc: list :-)
> >
> > Best regards
> > Uwe
>
> > drivers/fpga/dfl.c | 4 +---
> Reviewed-by: Tom Rix <trix@redhat.com>
Reviewed-by: Xu Yilun <yilun.xu@intel.com>

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