2021-07-06 10:47:37

by Juergen Gross

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Subject: Re: [PATCH] bus: Make remove callback return void

On 06.07.21 11:50, 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 <[email protected]>


Acked-by: Juergen Gross <[email protected]>


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