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Re: [PATCH 1/2]: Add support for Dallas/Maxim DS1685/1687 RTC

To: Lars-Peter Clausen <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2]: Add support for Dallas/Maxim DS1685/1687 RTC
From: Kumba <>
Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 06:02:00 -0500
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On 02/17/2011 06:43, Lars-Peter Clausen wrote:

That is what I meant. Pass the return value of rtc_valid_tm on, instead of
setting the time to 0 and pretend everything went fine.
You can still keep the dev_err though, no problem with that.

Okay, I got confused by this and thought you were referring to the quoted test box below in your first response. My bad. You're referring to the tail end of ds1685_rtc_read_time.

To clarify, this construct exists in four existing RTC drivers. If this is wrong, I suggest fixing these four drivers, lest someone else come along and try to copy the idea, thinking it's the RightThing();


I am going to assume the proper approach is:
        return rtc_Valid_tm(tm);


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