Re: [PATCH 5/5] spi: fix return value check in hspi_probe().
From: Dan Carpenter
Date: Thu Jan 03 2013 - 11:05:11 EST
On Sat, Dec 22, 2012 at 09:56:20AM +0000, Grant Likely wrote:
> On Wed, 19 Dec 2012 19:39:14 +0300, Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 03:11:54PM +0000, Grant Likely wrote:
> > > On Tue, 11 Dec 2012 16:36:27 -0800 (PST), Kuninori Morimoto <kuninori.morimoto.gx@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Hi
> > > >
> > > > > According to its documentation, clk_get() returns a "valid IS_ERR() condition
> > > > > containing errno", so we should call IS_ERR() rather than a NULL check.
> > > > >
> > > > > Signed-off-by: Cyril Roelandt <tipecaml@xxxxxxxxx>
> > > >
> > > > Acked-by: Kuninori Morimoto <kuninori.morimoto.gx@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > >
> > > Applied, thanks.
> > In another thread, we were just talking about who clk_get() can
> > return a NULL if !CONFIG_HAVE_CLK. That might change to match the
> > documentation later... Not sure.
> So what is the solution here? Will the dummy clk_get() be changed, or is
> there more work needed on the drivers?
This driver can't function without a clk. It should select that at
build time instead of testing for it at probe. Just checking for
IS_ERR() will NOT cause a NULL dereference so the patch is ok in
that respect. I'm not sure if this can be build without
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