Commit 3d62c78a authored by Matt Fornero's avatar Matt Fornero Committed by Jonathan Cameron

iio: core: Return error for failed read_reg

If an IIO device returns an error code for a read access via debugfs, it
is currently ignored by the IIO core (other than emitting an error
message). Instead, return this error code to user space, so upper layers
can detect it correctly.
Signed-off-by: default avatarMatt Fornero <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLars-Peter Clausen <>
Cc: <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJonathan Cameron <>
parent 7ee3b7eb
......@@ -310,8 +310,10 @@ static ssize_t iio_debugfs_read_reg(struct file *file, char __user *userbuf,
ret = indio_dev->info->debugfs_reg_access(indio_dev,
0, &val);
if (ret)
if (ret) {
dev_err(indio_dev->dev.parent, "%s: read failed\n", __func__);
return ret;
len = snprintf(buf, sizeof(buf), "0x%X\n", val);
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