[PATCH 26/40] soc/qcom: smem: Convert to platform remove callback returning void

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The .remove() callback for a platform driver returns an int which makes
many driver authors wrongly assume it's possible to do error handling by
returning an error code. However the value returned is ignored (apart
from emitting a warning) and this typically results in resource leaks.
To improve here there is a quest to make the remove callback return
void. In the first step of this quest all drivers are converted to
.remove_new() which already returns void. Eventually after all drivers
are converted, .remove_new() will be renamed to .remove().

Trivially convert this driver from always returning zero in the remove
callback to the void returning variant.

Signed-off-by: Uwe Kleine-König <u.kleine-koenig@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
 drivers/soc/qcom/smem.c | 6 ++----
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/soc/qcom/smem.c b/drivers/soc/qcom/smem.c
index d4a89d2bb43b..58beeaab6fb4 100644
--- a/drivers/soc/qcom/smem.c
+++ b/drivers/soc/qcom/smem.c
@@ -1187,14 +1187,12 @@ static int qcom_smem_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
 	return 0;
-static int qcom_smem_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
+static void qcom_smem_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 	__smem = NULL;
-	return 0;
 static const struct of_device_id qcom_smem_of_match[] = {
@@ -1205,7 +1203,7 @@ MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE(of, qcom_smem_of_match);
 static struct platform_driver qcom_smem_driver = {
 	.probe = qcom_smem_probe,
-	.remove = qcom_smem_remove,
+	.remove_new = qcom_smem_remove,
 	.driver  = {
 		.name = "qcom-smem",
 		.of_match_table = qcom_smem_of_match,

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