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Date:   Fri, 20 Nov 2020 16:46:07 +0100
From:   Greg KH <>
To:     Alexandru Ardelean <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] uio/uio_pci_generic: remove unneeded pci_set_drvdata()

On Thu, Nov 19, 2020 at 04:59:06PM +0200, Alexandru Ardelean wrote:
> The pci_get_drvdata() was moved during commit ef84928cff58
> ("uio/uio_pci_generic: use device-managed function equivalents").
> I should have notice that the pci_set_drvdata() requires a
> pci_get_drvdata() for it to make sense.
> Signed-off-by: Alexandru Ardelean <>
> ---
> Apologies for not noticing this sooner.
> If this can be squashed into commit ef84928cff58 , then it's also fine.
> I've started seeing that there actually more xxx_set_drvdata() leftovers
> in the entire kernel, and I pinged the checkpatch crew to add a check
> for this.

I can't squash existing public commits.  Can you resend this and add a
"Fixes:" tag to it to show what commit it fixes so we can track this


greg k-h

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