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Date:   Tue, 26 Mar 2019 10:08:31 +0900
From:   Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:     Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>
Cc:     stable@...r.kernel.org, Ulf Hansson <ulf.hansson@...aro.org>,
        Janusz Krzysztofik <jmkrzyszt@...il.com>,
        Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@...aro.org>,
        "Tobin C. Harding" <me@...in.cc>,
        Geert Uytterhoeven <geert+renesas@...der.be>,
        Julia Lawall <Julia.Lawall@...6.fr>, linux-mmc@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [BACKPORT 4.4.y 01/25] mmc: pwrseq: constify mmc_pwrseq_ops
 structures

On Fri, Mar 22, 2019 at 04:43:52PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> From: Julia Lawall <Julia.Lawall@...6.fr>
> 
> The mmc_pwrseq_ops structures are never modified, so declare them as const.
> 
> Done with the help of Coccinelle.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Julia Lawall <Julia.Lawall@...6.fr>
> Signed-off-by: Ulf Hansson <ulf.hansson@...aro.org>
> (cherry picked from commit ffedbd2210f2f4cba490a9205adc11fd1b89a852)
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>
> ---
>  drivers/mmc/core/pwrseq.h        | 2 +-
>  drivers/mmc/core/pwrseq_emmc.c   | 2 +-
>  drivers/mmc/core/pwrseq_simple.c | 2 +-
>  3 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/mmc/core/pwrseq.h b/drivers/mmc/core/pwrseq.h
> index 096da48c6a7e..133de0426687 100644
> --- a/drivers/mmc/core/pwrseq.h
> +++ b/drivers/mmc/core/pwrseq.h
> @@ -16,7 +16,7 @@ struct mmc_pwrseq_ops {
>  };
>  
>  struct mmc_pwrseq {
> -	struct mmc_pwrseq_ops *ops;
> +	const struct mmc_pwrseq_ops *ops;
>  };
>  
>  #ifdef CONFIG_OF
> diff --git a/drivers/mmc/core/pwrseq_emmc.c b/drivers/mmc/core/pwrseq_emmc.c
> index ad4f94ec7e8d..4a82bc77fe49 100644
> --- a/drivers/mmc/core/pwrseq_emmc.c
> +++ b/drivers/mmc/core/pwrseq_emmc.c
> @@ -51,7 +51,7 @@ static void mmc_pwrseq_emmc_free(struct mmc_host *host)
>  	kfree(pwrseq);
>  }
>  
> -static struct mmc_pwrseq_ops mmc_pwrseq_emmc_ops = {
> +static const struct mmc_pwrseq_ops mmc_pwrseq_emmc_ops = {
>  	.post_power_on = mmc_pwrseq_emmc_reset,
>  	.free = mmc_pwrseq_emmc_free,
>  };
> diff --git a/drivers/mmc/core/pwrseq_simple.c b/drivers/mmc/core/pwrseq_simple.c
> index d10538bb5e07..2b16263458af 100644
> --- a/drivers/mmc/core/pwrseq_simple.c
> +++ b/drivers/mmc/core/pwrseq_simple.c
> @@ -87,7 +87,7 @@ static void mmc_pwrseq_simple_free(struct mmc_host *host)
>  	kfree(pwrseq);
>  }
>  
> -static struct mmc_pwrseq_ops mmc_pwrseq_simple_ops = {
> +static const struct mmc_pwrseq_ops mmc_pwrseq_simple_ops = {
>  	.pre_power_on = mmc_pwrseq_simple_pre_power_on,
>  	.post_power_on = mmc_pwrseq_simple_post_power_on,
>  	.power_off = mmc_pwrseq_simple_power_off,

Why is this needed for a stable patch?  It doesn't fix a bug, it just
looks like it is a "nice thing" to have, right?  I don't think any later
patch in this series relies it it, or am I missing something?

thanks,

greg k-h

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