[Intel-wired-lan] [PATCH net-next] devlink: Make devlink_register to be void

Jakub Kicinski kuba at kernel.org
Mon Sep 20 20:39:15 UTC 2021

On Mon, 20 Sep 2021 17:41:44 +0300 Leon Romanovsky wrote:
> From: Leon Romanovsky <leonro at nvidia.com>
> devlink_register() can't fail and always returns success, but all drivers
> are obligated to check returned status anyway. This adds a lot of boilerplate
> code to handle impossible flow.
> Make devlink_register() void and simplify the drivers that use that
> API call.

Unlike unused functions bringing back error handling may be
non-trivial. I'd rather you deferred such cleanups until you're 
ready to post your full rework and therefore give us some confidence 
the revert will not be needed.

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