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[1/7] hwmon: (core) Clarify when read and write callbacks are mandatory

Message ID 1479663388-2000-1-git-send-email-linux@roeck-us.net
State Accepted
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Guenter Roeck Nov. 20, 2016, 5:36 p.m. UTC
The callback descrption in hwmon.h was misleading and stated that read and
write callbacks would be optional. More accurate is is that the callbacks
are mandatory if readable / writeable attributes are present.

Signed-off-by: Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net>
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 include/linux/hwmon.h | 6 ++----
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
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diff --git a/include/linux/hwmon.h b/include/linux/hwmon.h
index 9d2f8bde7d12..b6a86aa4a9e2 100644
--- a/include/linux/hwmon.h
+++ b/include/linux/hwmon.h
@@ -298,8 +298,7 @@  enum hwmon_pwm_attributes {
  *			Channel number
  *		The function returns the file permissions.
  *		If the return value is 0, no attribute will be created.
- * @read:       Read callback. Optional. If not provided, attributes
- *		will not be readable.
+ * @read:	Read callback. Mandatory if readable attributes are present.
  *		Parameters are:
  *		@dev:	Pointer to hardware monitoring device
  *		@type:	Sensor type
@@ -308,8 +307,7 @@  enum hwmon_pwm_attributes {
  *			Channel number
  *		@val:	Pointer to returned value
  *		The function returns 0 on success or a negative error number.
- * @write:	Write callback. Optional. If not provided, attributes
- *		will not be writable.
+ * @write:	Write callback. Mandatory if writeable attributes are present.
  *		Parameters are:
  *		@dev:	Pointer to hardware monitoring device
  *		@type:	Sensor type