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Date:   Mon, 20 Jul 2020 13:17:05 +0200
From:   Pavel Machek <pavel@....cz>
To:     Marek Behún <marek.behun@....cz>
Cc:     linux-leds@...r.kernel.org, jacek.anaszewski@...il.com,
        Dan Murphy <dmurphy@...com>,
        Ondřej Jirman <megous@...ous.com>,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org, Russell King <linux@...linux.org.uk>,
        Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@...tlin.com>,
        Gregory Clement <gregory.clement@...tlin.com>,
        Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH RFC leds + net-next 2/3] leds: trigger: return error
 value if .activate() failed

Hi!

> Currently when the .activate() method fails and returns a negative error
> code while writing to the /sys/class/leds/<LED>/trigger file, the write
> system call does not inform the user abouth this failure.
> 
> This patch fixes this.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Marek Behún <marek.behun@....cz>
> ---
>  drivers/leds/led-triggers.c | 6 +++---
>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/leds/led-triggers.c b/drivers/leds/led-triggers.c
> index 81e758d5a048..804e0d624f47 100644
> --- a/drivers/leds/led-triggers.c
> +++ b/drivers/leds/led-triggers.c
> @@ -40,7 +40,7 @@ ssize_t led_trigger_write(struct file *filp, struct kobject *kobj,
>  	struct device *dev = kobj_to_dev(kobj);
>  	struct led_classdev *led_cdev = dev_get_drvdata(dev);
>  	struct led_trigger *trig;
> -	int ret = count;
> +	int ret;
>

Please check the code. AFAICT you need ret = 0 here.

Best regards,
									Pavel
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