Re: [PATCH v2] clk: Fix falling back to legacy parent string matching

From: Stephen Boyd
Date: Fri Aug 16 2019 - 13:29:00 EST

Quoting Stephen Boyd (2019-08-13 14:41:47)
> Calls to clk_core_get() will return ERR_PTR(-EINVAL) if we've started
> migrating a clk driver to use the DT based style of specifying parents
> but we haven't made any DT updates yet. This happens when we pass a
> non-NULL value as the 'name' argument of of_parse_clkspec(). That
> function returns -EINVAL in such a situation, instead of -ENOENT like we
> expected. The return value comes back up to clk_core_fill_parent_index()
> which proceeds to skip calling clk_core_lookup() because the error
> pointer isn't equal to -ENOENT, it's -EINVAL.
> Furthermore, we blindly overwrite the error pointer returned by
> clk_core_get() with NULL when there isn't a legacy .name member
> specified in the parent map. This isn't too bad right now because we
> don't really care to differentiate NULL from an error, but in the future
> we should only try to do a legacy lookup if we know we might find
> something. This way DT lookups that fail don't try to lookup based on
> strings when there isn't any string to match, hiding the error from DT
> parsing.
> Fix both these problems so that clk provider drivers can use the new
> style of parent mapping without having to also update their DT at the
> same time. This patch is based on an earlier patch from Taniya Das which
> checked for -EINVAL in addition to -ENOENT return values from
> clk_core_get().
> Fixes: 601b6e93304a ("clk: Allow parents to be specified via clkspec index")
> Cc: Taniya Das <tdas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Jerome Brunet <jbrunet@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Chen-Yu Tsai <wens@xxxxxxxx>
> Reported-by: Taniya Das <tdas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Stephen Boyd <sboyd@xxxxxxxxxx>
> ---

Applied to clk-fixes