Re: [PATCH v9 03/10] serial: sc16is7xx: remove obsolete out_thread label

From: Hugo Villeneuve
Date: Tue Aug 01 2023 - 13:30:10 EST

On Mon, 31 Jul 2023 17:53:10 +0200
Greg KH <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 25, 2023 at 10:23:35AM -0400, Hugo Villeneuve wrote:
> > From: Hugo Villeneuve <hvilleneuve@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >
> > Commit c8f71b49ee4d ("serial: sc16is7xx: setup GPIO controller later
> > in probe") moved GPIO setup code later in probe function. Doing so
> > also required to move ports cleanup code (out_ports label) after the
> > GPIO cleanup code.
> >
> > After these moves, the out_thread label becomes misplaced and makes
> > part of the cleanup code illogical.
> >
> > This patch remove the now obsolete out_thread label and make GPIO
> > setup code jump to out_ports label if it fails.
> >
> > Fixes: c8f71b49ee4d ("serial: sc16is7xx: setup GPIO controller later in probe")
> > Signed-off-by: Hugo Villeneuve <hvilleneuve@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Reviewed-by: Lech Perczak <lech.perczak@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Tested-by: Lech Perczak <lech.perczak@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Reviewed-by: Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@xxxxxxxxx>
> Why is this not ok for stable kernels yet it has a Fixes: tag?
> Please fix.
> thanks,
> greg k-h

this is a somewhat particular case. It is a change that "fixes" some
previously unseen consequence in original commit, but that does not
result in any binary change in the end. That is why I decided not to
put in a "stable" tag.

If you want, maybe it would be simpler to remove the "Fixes" tag? I
originally put this tag to have a reference to the original commit, but
since it is already mentioned in the commit log message body, it can be