Re: [spi-devel-general] [PATCH] spi: driver for the Synopsys DesignWare SPI controller

From: Linus Walleij
Date: Sun May 31 2009 - 15:28:16 EST

2009/5/31 Baruch Siach <baruch@xxxxxxxxxx>:

>> > +       r = platform_get_resource(dev, IORESOURCE_MEM, 0);
>> > +       if (r == NULL) {
>> > +               ret = -ENODEV;
> A quick search in the drivers tree showed no -ENOENT in this situation. Of the
> 10 first results of grep -ENODEV is the most popular as follows:
[The other: 3x -EINVAL one -ENXIO]

Wowsers! And I felt -ENOENT was so intuitive, well if I'm going against
common practice, no good. So let's ask the maintainer of the platform bus
what shall be returned in this situation:

Greg (or some other wise person from linux-kernel) what would you return if
platform_get_resource() returns NULL for an expected resource?

Linus Walleij
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