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Date:	Mon, 05 Jan 2015 08:42:46 -0800
From:	Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
To:	Daniel Baluta <daniel.baluta@...el.com>
Cc:	Kevin Tsai <ktsai@...ellamicro.com>,
	Wolfram Sang <wsa@...-dreams.de>,
	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>,
	Jonathan Cameron <jic23@...nel.org>,
	Hartmut Knaack <knaack.h@....de>,
	Lars-Peter Clausen <lars@...afoo.de>,
	Peter Meerwald <pmeerw@...erw.net>,
	Grant Likely <grant.likely@...aro.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
	Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@....samsung.com>,
	Antti Palosaari <crope@....fi>,
	Archana Patni <archana.patni@...ux.intel.com>,
	linux-i2c@...r.kernel.org, devicetree@...r.kernel.org,
	"linux-iio@...r.kernel.org" <linux-iio@...r.kernel.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH V1 1/1] iio: Added Capella cm3232 ambient light sensor
 driver.

On Mon, 2015-01-05 at 16:20 +0200, Daniel Baluta wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 5, 2015 at 3:09 PM, Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, 2015-01-05 at 12:51 +0200, Daniel Baluta wrote:
> >> On Thu, Jan 1, 2015 at 2:10 AM, Kevin Tsai <ktsai@...ellamicro.com> wrote:
> >> > CM3232 is an advanced ambient light sensor with I2C protocol interface.
> >> > The I2C slave address is internally hardwired as 0x10 (7-bit).  Writing
> >> > to configure register is byte mode, but reading ALS register requests to
> >> > use word mode for 16-bit resolution.
[]
> >> You could directly return i2c_smbus_write_byte_data(..).
> >
> > Sometimes it's better to return a specific value
> > for the error instead of depending on correctness
> > of all the indirect functions in the call chain.
> >
> > In this case, all the smbus_xfer functions must
> > return 0 on success.  Do they?
> 
> Yes.
> 
> http://lxr.free-electrons.com/source/drivers/i2c/i2c-core.c#L2845

This doesn't show that adapter->algo->smbus_xfer()
returns 0, you have to look at the code for that
indirectly called function. 

> Also, I guess kbuild test robot will complain about it, like here:
> 
> http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=141963536230419&w=2

Is the kbuild test robot now submitting patches for all
possible coccinelle simplifications?  I don't think so.


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