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Re: [PATCH v2 1/2] hp-wmi: Do not shadow error values




On Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 10:11 PM, Darren Hart <dvhart@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 07:41:53PM +0200, Carlo Caione wrote:
>> From: Carlo Caione <carlo@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>
>> All the helper functions (i.e. hp_wmi_dock_state, hp_wmi_tablet_state,
>> ...) using hp_wmi_perform_query to perform an HP WMI query shadow the
>> returned value in case of error.
>>
>> We return -EINVAL only when the HP WMI query returns a positive value
>> (the specific error code) to not mix this up with the actual value
>> returned by the helper function.
>
> So Andy is correct in that we try to avoid shadowing error codes where possible.
> I accepted v1 of this series because it fixed an existing problem in a way
> consistent with the existing code.
>
> Since v1 is already in for-next, let's consider the following a subsequent
> cleanup. Would you please create a new patch to address the shadowing error code
> issues on top of the v1 patch series.

No problem. On its way.

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