[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH] leds: Use DEVICE_ATTR_{RW, RO, WO} macros

Dwaipayan Ray dwaipayanray1 at gmail.com
Sun Dec 13 08:18:58 UTC 2020


On Sun, Dec 13, 2020 at 1:31 PM Lukas Bulwahn <lukas.bulwahn at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Sat, Dec 12, 2020 at 8:56 PM Dwaipayan Ray <dwaipayanray1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Instead of open coding DEVICE_ATTR() defines, use the
> > DEVICE_ATTR_RW(), DEVICE_ATTR_WO(), and DEVICE_ATTR_RO()
> > macros intead.
>
> typo: s/intead/instead/
>
> No need to use the word "instead" twice in one sentence, though, we got it :)
>
> >
> > This required a few functions to be renamed, but the functionality
> > itself is unchanged.
> >
> > Note that this is compile tested only.
> >
>
> This note does not go in the commit message. In the future, this will
> be simply not true anymore, but this below the "---" (see HERE! as
> marker).
>
> For testing, you can generate the objdump of the binary before and
> after and compare if that is as expected.
>
> Other than that, the change itself looks good to me, so:
>
> Reviewed-by: Lukas Bulwahn <lukas.bulwahn at gmail.com>
>
> Thanks, Dwaipayan, for fixing this up.
>
> Will you also add a checkpatch rule to identify other DEVICE_ATTR(...)
> that can be adjusted to the refined macros, so that checkpatch informs
> other submitters as well?
>

I think a checkpatch rule for this already exists. But it cannot automatically
rename the function names. That might be the only drawback we got.
Probably clang-format could fix these automatically.

> > Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh at linuxfoundation.org>
> > Cc: Dan Murphy <dmurphy at ti.com>
> > Cc: Pavel Machek <pavel at ucw.cz>
> > Cc: Lukas Bulwahn <lukas.bulwahn at gmail.com>
> > Cc: linux-leds at vger.kernel.org
> > Cc: linux-kernel at vger.kernel.org
> > Cc: linux-kernel-mentees at lists.linuxfoundation.org
>
> As far as I know, the maintainers will add the Cc lines---if they like
> those---with script support.
>

I thought I might ease the work of maintainers to add those lines :(
But nevertheless I will remove them.

> > Signed-off-by: Dwaipayan Ray <dwaipayanray1 at gmail.com>
> > ---
>
> HERE!
>

Thanks Lukas.
I will be sending in a v2 if the led maintainers have no problem with
this patch.

Thank you,
Dwaipayan.


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