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Date:	Sun, 15 Jun 2014 21:20:17 +0100
From:	Jonathan Cameron <jic23@...nel.org>
To:	Adam Thomson <Adam.Thomson.Opensource@...semi.com>,
	Lee Jones <lee.jones@...aro.org>,
	Samuel Ortiz <sameo@...ux.intel.com>,
	linux-iio@...r.kernel.org,
	Dmitry Eremin-Solenikov <dbaryshkov@...il.com>,
	David Woodhouse <dwmw2@...radead.org>,
	Rob Herring <robh+dt@...nel.org>,
	Pawel Moll <pawel.moll@....com>,
	Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>,
	Ian Campbell <ijc+devicetree@...lion.org.uk>,
	Kumar Gala <galak@...eaurora.org>, devicetree@...r.kernel.org
CC:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, support.opensource@...semi.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/8] iio: of_iio_channel_get_by_name() returns non-null
 pointers for error legs

On 11/06/14 12:11, Adam Thomson wrote:
> Currently in the inkern.c code for IIO framework, the function
> of_iio_channel_get_by_name() will return a non-NULL pointer when
> it cannot find a channel using of_iio_channel_get() and when it
> tries to search for 'io-channel-ranges' property and fails. This
> is incorrect behaviour as the function which calls this expects
> a NULL pointer for failure. This patch rectifies the issue.
>
> Signed-off-by: Adam Thomson <Adam.Thomson.Opensource@...semi.com>
Hi Adam,

Good find.  I've only recently sent a pull request for fixes upstream,
so I'll pick this up in a day or so once that has gone.

J
> ---
>   drivers/iio/inkern.c | 6 ++++--
>   1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/iio/inkern.c b/drivers/iio/inkern.c
> index 0cf5f8e..1e8e94d 100644
> --- a/drivers/iio/inkern.c
> +++ b/drivers/iio/inkern.c
> @@ -183,7 +183,7 @@ static struct iio_channel *of_iio_channel_get_by_name(struct device_node *np,
>   		else if (name && index >= 0) {
>   			pr_err("ERROR: could not get IIO channel %s:%s(%i)\n",
>   				np->full_name, name ? name : "", index);
> -			return chan;
> +			return NULL;
>   		}
>
>   		/*
> @@ -193,8 +193,9 @@ static struct iio_channel *of_iio_channel_get_by_name(struct device_node *np,
>   		 */
>   		np = np->parent;
>   		if (np && !of_get_property(np, "io-channel-ranges", NULL))
> -			break;
> +			return NULL;
>   	}
> +
>   	return chan;
>   }
>
> @@ -317,6 +318,7 @@ struct iio_channel *iio_channel_get(struct device *dev,
>   		if (channel != NULL)
>   			return channel;
>   	}
> +
>   	return iio_channel_get_sys(name, channel_name);
>   }
>   EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(iio_channel_get);
> --
> 1.9.3
>
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