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SubjectRe: [BONUS PATCH 2/2] base: core: WARN() about bogus permissions on device attributes
On Mon, Feb 18, 2013 at 09:09:04PM +0200, Felipe Balbi wrote:
> Whenever a struct device_attribute is registered
> with mismatched permissions - read permission without
> a show routine or write permission without store
> routine - we will issue a big warning so we catch
> those early enough.
> Signed-off-by: Felipe Balbi <>
> ---
> This is completely untested. I have only compile tested
> to make sure I'm not breaking anything.
> Greg, do you think this would be nice to have ? I could
> fire up kvm tomorrow and run on a few of my OMAP-based
> boards to make sure it works as expected.

Looks good, but you better fix up all of the big offenders that this
points out, before I apply it, otherwise we will get a ton of bug
reports :)


greg k-h

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