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SubjectRe: [PATCH] platform: don't return 0 from platform_get_irq[_byname]() on error

On 5/28/2016 11:51 PM, Sergei Shtylyov wrote:

> of_irq_get[_byname]() return 0 iff irq_create_of_mapping() call fails.
> Returning both error code and 0 on failure is a sign of a misdesigned API.
> We should rely on the platform IRQ resource in this case, not return 0,
> especially as 0 can be a valid IRQ resource too...

Actually, I wanted to say that returning 0 on error makes the error check
unnecessarily complex and error prone bu fogrgot about that when writing the
changelog. Let me know what you think...

> Fixes: aff008ad813c ("platform_get_irq: Revert to platform_get_resource if of_irq_get fails")
> Signed-off-by: Sergei Shtylyov <>
> CC:


MBR, Sergei

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