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Date:   Sun, 14 Jun 2020 11:12:03 +0200
From:   Wolfram Sang <wsa@...nel.org>
To:     Dinghao Liu <dinghao.liu@....edu.cn>
Cc:     kjlu@....edu, Markus Elfring <Markus.Elfring@....de>,
        Dong Aisheng <aisheng.dong@....com>,
        Shawn Guo <shawnguo@...nel.org>,
        Sascha Hauer <s.hauer@...gutronix.de>,
        Pengutronix Kernel Team <kernel@...gutronix.de>,
        Fabio Estevam <festevam@...il.com>,
        NXP Linux Team <linux-imx@....com>,
        Fugang Duan <fugang.duan@....com>, linux-i2c@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] [v3] i2c: imx-lpi2c: Fix runtime PM imbalance on error

On Mon, Jun 01, 2020 at 02:16:40PM +0800, Dinghao Liu wrote:
> pm_runtime_get_sync() increments the runtime PM usage counter even
> the call returns an error code. Thus a corresponding decrement is
> needed on the error handling path to keep the counter balanced.

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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