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SubjectRe: [PATCH] rtc: max77686: Remove some dead code
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On 09/05/2021 17:06, Alexandre Belloni wrote:
> On 08/05/2021 18:06:03-0600, Edmundo Carmona Antoranz wrote:
>> On Sat, May 8, 2021 at 10:59 AM Christophe JAILLET
>> <christophe.jaillet@wanadoo.fr> wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Following the recent conversations, I think it might make sense to do
>>>> dev_err(&pdev->dev, "Failed to register RTC device: %pe\n", info->rtc_dev);
>>>>
>>>> Is that right?
>>>>
>>>
>>> Yes, it is right, but it should be done in another patch.
>>>
>>> Would you like to give it a try?
>>>
>> Sure, I'll have the patch ready to send it when I see yours on next.
>
> Does it make sense to print anything at all? Who would use the output?
> Is anyone actually going to read it?

If the RTC core does not print the message, it should be
dev_err_probe(). However the first is recently preferred - RTC core
should do it for all drivers. I find such error messages useful - helps
easily spotting regressions via dmesg -l err.


Best regards,
Krzysztof

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