On Mon, Jun 15, 2020 at 09:32:17AM +0200, refactormys...@gmail.com wrote: > From: Bolarinwa Olayemi Saheed <refactormys...@gmail.com> > > > PATCH 1/8 to 7/8: > PCIBIOS_ error codes have positive values and they are passed down the > call heirarchy from accessors. For functions which are meant to return > only a negative value on failure, passing on this value is a bug. > To mitigate this, call pcibios_err_to_errno() before passing on return > value from PCIe capability accessors call heirarchy. This function > converts any positive PCIBIOS_ error codes to negative generic error > values. > > PATCH 8/8: > The PCIe capability accessors can return 0, -EINVAL, or any PCIBIOS_ error > code. The pci accessor on the other hand can only return 0 or any PCIBIOS_ > error code.This inconsistency among these accessor makes it harder for > callers to check for errors. > Return PCIBIOS_BAD_REGISTER_NUMBER instead of -EINVAL in all PCIe > capability accessors. > > MERGING: > These may all be merged via the PCI tree, since it is a collection of > similar fixes. This way they all get merged at once.
I prefer this not happen for active trees, it just risks needless merge conflicts. I will take the hfi1 patches at least, let me know when they are reviewed Thanks, Jason