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Date:	Mon,  7 Jul 2014 16:58:24 -0700
From:	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
	stable@...r.kernel.org,
	Adam Thomson <Adam.Thomson.Opensource@...semi.com>,
	Jonathan Cameron <jic23@...nel.org>
Subject: [PATCH 3.10 39/53] iio: of_iio_channel_get_by_name() returns non-null pointers for error legs

3.10-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.

------------------

From: Adam Thomson <Adam.Thomson.Opensource@...semi.com>

commit a2c12493ed7e63a18cef33a71686d12ffcd6600e upstream.

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>
Signed-off-by: Jonathan Cameron <jic23@...nel.org>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>

---
 drivers/iio/inkern.c |    6 ++++--
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

--- a/drivers/iio/inkern.c
+++ b/drivers/iio/inkern.c
@@ -183,7 +183,7 @@ static struct iio_channel *of_iio_channe
 		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_channe
 		 */
 		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(stru
 		if (channel != NULL)
 			return channel;
 	}
+
 	return iio_channel_get_sys(name, channel_name);
 }
 EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(iio_channel_get);


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