[PATCH 3/5] sysinfo: Require that sysinfo_detect be called before other methods

Sean Anderson sean.anderson at seco.com
Fri Mar 5 16:12:41 CET 2021

On 3/4/21 11:08 PM, Simon Glass wrote:
 > Hi Sean,
 > On Mon, 1 Mar 2021 at 15:46, Sean Anderson <sean.anderson at seco.com> wrote:
 >> This updates sysinfo documentation to document that detect() must be
 >> called first. This allows drivers to cache information in detect() and
 >> perform (cheaper) retrieval in the other accessors. This also modifies
 >> the only instance where this sequencing was not followed.
 >> Signed-off-by: Sean Anderson <sean.anderson at seco.com>
 >> ---
 >>   common/spl/spl_fit.c |  4 ++++
 >>   include/sysinfo.h    | 29 ++++++++++++++++++++---------
 >>   2 files changed, 24 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)
 > Reviewed-by: Simon Glass <sjg at chromium.org>
 > Is it possible to enforce this in the uclass?

So have the uclass call detect() if it hasn't been called? Should there
be a way to re-detect?

 > Also I think -EPERM or -EACCES might be better than -ENOENT.

Hm, I thought I saw gazerbeam using ENOENT for this purpose, but on
further review it looks like it does not. I think EPERM is good for


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