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Date:   Thu, 31 Aug 2017 11:37:16 +0100
From:   Mark Brown <>
To:     Takashi Iwai <>
Cc:     Alexandre Belloni <>,
        Julia Lawall <>,,,,,,,,,,
        Christophe JAILLET <>
Subject: Re: [alsa-devel] [PATCH] ALSA: ac97c: Fix an error handling path in

On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 12:23:14PM +0200, Takashi Iwai wrote:

> Ah, wait, now I see your point.  It was introduced by the very recent
> patch through Mark's asoc tree (since it was wrongly labeled as "ASoC"
> while it isn't).  That patch looks indeed fishy.  The change in
> atmel_ac97c_resume() is also bad.

The resume check looks fine?  The function appears to do nothing other
than the clk_prepare_enable().

> So, I'd prefer reverting the wrong commit instead, and leave some
> comment about the uselessness of clk_prepare_enable() return value
> check.

I'd rather keep the error checking there, it means that people don't
need to open the code and verify it when they go scanning for potential

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