Re: [PATCH 1/2] rtc: max77686: convert to devm_i2c_new_dummy_device()
From: Wolfram Sang
Date: Fri Aug 30 2019 - 09:00:40 EST
> > > I'm confused because I already applied:
> > > https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/abelloni/linux.git/commit/?h=rtc-next&id=7150710f3084de8d35ce3221eeae2caee8813f92
> > The above was a mass conversion to i2c_new_dummy_device() to make sure
> > all in-kernel users use the API returning an ERRPTR. Mass conversion to
> > the devm_ variant of the same function was too troublesome.
> > With another series, I wanted to remove superfluous error checking of
> > i2c_unregister_device() because it is NULL-ptr safe, like here:
> > > > - if (info->rtc)
> > > > - i2c_unregister_device(info->rtc);
> > But for these two RTC drivers, I figured moving to devm_* is way easier
> > than fixing up the mass conversion result from coccinelle.
> Ok so should I drop the previous patches and apply those instead?
Nope, they should be incremental, aren't they?
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