Re: [PATCH 1/2] chardev: fix an overlap misjudgement case in __register_chrdev_region()
From: Greg KH
Date: Tue Feb 12 2019 - 04:01:35 EST
On Tue, Feb 12, 2019 at 04:47:38PM +0800, Chengguang Xu wrote:
> Current overlap check of minor range cannot correctly
> handle a case which is baseminor < existing baseminor &&
> baseminor + minorct > existing baseminor + minorct.
> Fix it and meanwhile do some code cleanups.
Ick, don't do a fix and "code cleanups" in the same patch, that makes it
almost impossible to see what the "fix" really was.
That should be two separate patches, please break this up.