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Date:   Sun, 14 Jun 2020 11:09:50 +0200
From:   Wolfram Sang <>
Cc:, Michal Simek <>,
        Rob Herring <>,
        Shubhrajyoti Datta <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] i2c: xiic: Fix reference count leaks.

On Sat, Jun 13, 2020 at 04:59:23PM -0500, wrote:
> From: Qiushi Wu <>
> pm_runtime_get_sync() increments the runtime PM usage counter even
> when it returns an error code. Thus call pm_runtime_put_noidle()
> if pm_runtime_get_sync() fails.

Can you point me to a discussion where it was decided that this is a
proper fix? I'd think we rather should fix pm_runtime_get_sync() but
maybe there are technical reasons against it.

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