Re: [RESEND PATCH v2 1/4] dmaengine: pl330: Remove non-NULL check for pl330_submit_req parameters

From: Krzysztof Kozlowski
Date: Tue Oct 14 2014 - 08:44:19 EST

On wto, 2014-10-14 at 17:21 +0530, Vinod Koul wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 02:42:18PM +0200, Krzysztof Kozlowski wrote:
> > The pl330_submit_req() checked supplied 'struct pl330_thread thrd' and
> > 'struct dma_pl330_desc desc' parameters for non-NULL. However these
> > checks are useless because supplied arguments won't be NULL.
> even if we have some error or bug?
> I would like this to be checked and complained loudly so we know something
> is going wrong rather than assuming it will be correct always.

Currently the driver would fail before or after, regardless of this
check. However I do not insist on this approach.

The first version of patch was little different:

Do you think that 1st version is worth resending?

Best regards,

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