[i2c] [PATCH] Fix bad hint about irqs in i2c.h

Jean Delvare khali at linux-fr.org
Fri Jun 27 22:45:47 CEST 2008


On Fri, 27 Jun 2008 15:23:32 +0200, Wolfram Sang wrote:
> i2c.h mentions -1 as a not-issued irq. This false hint was taken by of_i2c and
> caused crashes. Don't give any advice as 'no irq' is not consistent across all
> architectures yet and it is not needed internally by the i2c-core.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Wolfram Sang <w.sang at pengutronix.de>
> ---
> 
> The crash was caused because of_i2c set .irq to -1 and later used that value
> for dispose_mapping. Using 0xffffffff here instead of the original NO_IRQ
> caused the crash. Patch for of_i2c will go via linux-ppcdev later, if it is
> accepted here that the -1 is not required by the i2c-core and NO_IRQ is
> equally sufficent.
> 
>  include/linux/i2c.h |    2 +-
>  1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/include/linux/i2c.h b/include/linux/i2c.h
> index fb9af6a..8dc7301 100644
> --- a/include/linux/i2c.h
> +++ b/include/linux/i2c.h
> @@ -171,7 +171,7 @@ struct i2c_client {
>  	struct i2c_adapter *adapter;	/* the adapter we sit on	*/
>  	struct i2c_driver *driver;	/* and our access routines	*/
>  	struct device dev;		/* the device structure		*/
> -	int irq;			/* irq issued by device (or -1) */
> +	int irq;			/* irq issued by device		*/
>  	struct list_head list;		/* DEPRECATED */
>  	struct completion released;
>  };
> 

Applied, thanks.

-- 
Jean Delvare



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