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From: Marc Gonzalez <marc.w.gonzalez@free.fr>
To: Bjorn Helgaas <helgaas@kernel.org>,
	Lorenzo Pieralisi <lorenzo.pieralisi@arm.com>,
	Marc Zyngier <maz@kernel.org>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: Aman Sharma <amanharitsh123@gmail.com>,
	Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@bootlin.com>,
	Andrew Murray <amurray@thegoodpenguin.co.uk>,
	Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@linaro.org>,
	Ryder Lee <ryder.lee@mediatek.com>,
	Karthikeyan Mitran <m.karthikeyan@mobiveil.co.in>,
	Hou Zhiqiang <Zhiqiang.Hou@nxp.com>,
	Mans Rullgard <mans@mansr.com>,
	Matthias Brugger <matthias.bgg@gmail.com>,
	linux-pci@vger.kernel.org, linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-mediatek@lists.infradead.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/5] pci: handled return value of platform_get_irq correctly
Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2020 16:53:12 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <b145096e-8628-c551-4846-2eb5ce0334f6@free.fr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200312141102.GA93224@google.com>

On 12/03/2020 15:11, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:

> [+cc another Marc]

Doh! I should indeed have CCed maz and tglx.

> On Thu, Mar 12, 2020 at 10:53:06AM +0100, Marc Gonzalez wrote:
>
>> On 11/03/2020 20:19, Aman Sharma wrote:
>>
>>> diff --git a/drivers/pci/controller/pcie-tango.c b/drivers/pci/controller/pcie-tango.c
>>> index 21a208da3f59..18c2c4313eb5 100644
>>> --- a/drivers/pci/controller/pcie-tango.c
>>> +++ b/drivers/pci/controller/pcie-tango.c
>>> @@ -273,9 +273,9 @@ static int tango_pcie_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
>>>  		writel_relaxed(0, pcie->base + SMP8759_ENABLE + offset);
>>>  
>>>  	virq = platform_get_irq(pdev, 1);
>>> -	if (virq <= 0) {
>>> +	if (virq < 0) {
>>>  		dev_err(dev, "Failed to map IRQ\n");
>>> -		return -ENXIO;
>>> +		return virq;
>>>  	}
>>>  
>>>  	irq_dom = irq_domain_create_linear(fwnode, MSI_MAX, &dom_ops, pcie);
>>
>> Weee, here we go again :-)
>>
>> https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/11066455/
>> https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/10006651/
>>
>> Last time around, my understanding was that, going forward,
>> the best solution was:
>>
>> 	virq = platform_get_irq(...)
>> 	if (virq <= 0)
>> 		return virq ? : -ENODEV;
>>
>> i.e. map 0 to -ENODEV, pass other errors as-is, remove the dev_err
>>
>> @Bjorn/Lorenzo did you have a change of heart?
> 
> Yes.  In 10006651 (Oct 20, 2017), I thought:
> 
>   irq = platform_get_irq(pdev, 0);
>   if (irq <= 0)
>     return -ENODEV;
> 
> was fine.  In 11066455 (Aug 7, 2019), I said I thought I was wrong and
> that:
> 
>   platform_get_irq() is a generic interface and we have to be able to
>   interpret return values consistently.  The overwhelming consensus
>   among platform_get_irq() callers is to treat "irq < 0" as an error,
>   and I think we should follow suit.
>   ...
>   I think the best pattern is:
> 
>     irq = platform_get_irq(pdev, i);
>     if (irq < 0)
>       return irq;
> 
> I still think what I said in 2019 is the right approach.  I do see
> your comment in 10006651 about this pattern:
> 
>   if (virq <= 0)
>     return virq ? : -ENODEV;
> 
> but IMHO it's too complicated for general use.  Admittedly, it's not
> *very* complicated, but it's a relatively unusual C idiom and I
> stumble over it every time I see it.

FTR, omitting the middle operand is a GNU extension.
https://gcc.gnu.org/onlinedocs/gcc/Conditionals.html
The valid C idiom would be virq ? virq : -ENODEV

> If 0 is a special case I think
> it should be mapped to a negative error in arch-specific code, which I
> think is what Linus T suggested in [1].

Lorenzo, being both PCI maintainer and ARM employee should be in a
good position to change the arch-specific code for arm and arm64?

> I think there's still a large consensus that "irq < 0" is the error
> case.  In the tree today we have about 1400 callers of
> platform_get_irq() and platform_get_irq_byname() [2].  Of those,
> almost 900 check for "irq < 0" [3], while only about 150 check for
> "irq <= 0" [4] and about 15 use some variant of a "irq ? : -ENODEV"
> pattern.
> 
> The bottom line is that in drivers/pci, I'd like to see either a
> single style or a compelling argument for why some checks should be
> "irq < 0" and others should be "irq <= 0".
> 
> [1] https://yarchive.net/comp/linux/zero.html
> [2] $ git grep "=.*platform_get_irq" | wc -l
>     1422
> [3] $ git grep -A4 "=.*platform_get_irq" | grep "<\s*0" | wc -l
>     894
> [4] $ git grep -A4 "=.*platform_get_irq" | grep "<=\s*0" | wc -l
>     151
> [5] $ git grep -A4 "=.*platform_get_irq" | grep "return.*?.*:.*;" | wc -l
>     15

Interesting stats, thanks.

Regards.

  reply	other threads:[~2020-03-12 15:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-03-11 19:19 [PATCH 0/5] Handled " Aman Sharma
2020-03-11 19:19 ` [PATCH 1/5] pci: handled " Aman Sharma
2020-03-12 14:07   ` Linus Walleij
2020-03-12 19:02     ` Bjorn Helgaas
2020-03-12 22:45       ` Linus Walleij
2020-03-11 19:19 ` [PATCH 2/5] pci: added check for return value of platform_get_irq Aman Sharma
2020-03-11 19:19 ` [PATCH 3/5] pci: handled return value of platform_get_irq correctly Aman Sharma
2020-03-11 19:19 ` [PATCH 4/5] " Aman Sharma
2020-03-12  9:53   ` Marc Gonzalez
2020-03-12 14:11     ` Bjorn Helgaas
2020-03-12 15:53       ` Marc Gonzalez [this message]
2020-03-13 21:05       ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-03-13 21:56         ` Bjorn Helgaas
2020-03-17 22:03           ` Bjorn Helgaas
2020-03-18 13:42             ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-03-18 22:22               ` Bjorn Helgaas
2020-03-19  8:47                 ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-03-19 21:35                   ` Bjorn Helgaas
2020-03-11 19:19 ` [PATCH 5/5] pci: added check for return value of platform_get_irq Aman Sharma

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