Re: [PATCH 00/15] PCI: Convert to platform remove callback returning void

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On Tue, May 30, 2023 at 04:07:42PM +0200, Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
> Hello Bjorn,
> On Tue, Mar 21, 2023 at 08:31:53PM +0100, Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
> > this series adapts the platform drivers below drivers/pci to use the
> > .remove_new() callback. Compared to the traditional .remove() callback
> > .remove_new() returns no value. This is a good thing because the driver core
> > doesn't (and cannot) cope for errors during remove. The only effect of a
> > non-zero return value in .remove() is that the driver core emits a warning. The
> > device is removed anyhow and an early return from .remove() usually yields a
> > resource leak.
> > 
> > By changing the remove callback to return void driver authors cannot
> > reasonably assume any more that there is some kind of cleanup later.
> > 
> > All drivers were easy to convert as they all returned zero in their
> > remove callback. Only for iproc the conversion wasn't trivial, the other
> > were converted using coccinelle.
> > 
> > There are no interdependencies between these patches. So even if there
> > are some concerns for individual patches, I ask you to apply the
> > remaining set. Then I only have to care for the review feedback of the
> > refused patches. (Having said that I don't expect any serious objection,
> > just things like squashing or separating patches, or maybe I picked a
> > wrong subject prefix.)
> These patches wait for application for quite some time now. They apply
> just fine to v6.4-rc1 and next/master. Would be great to get them in
> during the next merge window and ideally give them some time in next
> before.

Thanks, these seem fine to me, and Lorenzo normally takes care of
drivers/pci/controller/.  Lorenzo, if it's easier to have me apply
them, that's fine, too, just let me know.

The only tweaks I would make would be:

  PCI: j721e: Convert to platform remove callback returning void
  PCI: dwc: Convert to platform remove callback returning void

to match the git history.

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