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Date:   Fri, 22 Dec 2017 23:40:33 -0200
From:   Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <hmh@....eng.br>
To:     SF Markus Elfring <elfring@...rs.sourceforge.net>
Cc:     Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@...il.com>,
        ibm-acpi-devel@...ts.sourceforge.net,
        Platform Driver <platform-driver-x86@...r.kernel.org>,
        Andy Shevchenko <andy@...radead.org>,
        Darren Hart <dvhart@...radead.org>,
        Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <ibm-acpi@....eng.br>,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: platform/x86/thinkpad_acpi: Adjustments for four function
 implementations

On Tue, 19 Dec 2017, SF Markus Elfring wrote:
> >>   Delete an error message for a failed memory allocation in three functions
> > 
> > This one is questionable since it prints error messages at ->init() stage.
> > I would rather not touch this.
> 
> Do you find the Linux allocation failure report insufficient in this case?

Leave those pr_ messages alone, please, unless they are really causing
some sort of issue (which?).

> >>   Improve a size determination in tpacpi_new_rfkill()
> > 
> > Doesn't make any sense right now. One style over the other.
> > Nothing gets better or worth at this point.
> 
> Would you like to care for a bit more compliance with information
> from the section “14) Allocating memory” in the document “coding-style.rst”?

No, unless the change is actually fixing something, or gives us a
down-to-earth, *real* advantage of some sort.  In which case, the commit
message better do a rather good job of explaining it.

Doing it just for "compliance" with a doc isn't nearly good enough
reason.

-- 
  Henrique Holschuh

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