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Date:	Fri, 24 Aug 2007 14:05:31 +1000
From:	Stephen Rothwell <sfr@...b.auug.org.au>
To:	Olof Johansson <olof@...om.net>
Cc:	jgarzik@...ox.com, netdev@...r.kernel.org, linuxppc-dev@...abs.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] [02/10] pasemi_mac: Stop using the pci config space
 accessors for register read/writes

On Thu, 23 Aug 2007 13:13:10 -0500 Olof Johansson <olof@...om.net> wrote:
>
>  out:
> -	pci_dev_put(mac->iob_pdev);
> -out_put_dma_pdev:
> -	pci_dev_put(mac->dma_pdev);
> -out_free_netdev:
> +	if (mac->iob_pdev)
> +		pci_dev_put(mac->iob_pdev);
> +	if (mac->dma_pdev)
> +		pci_dev_put(mac->dma_pdev);

It is not documented as such (as far as I can see), but pci_dev_put is
safe to call with NULL. And there are other places in the kernel that
explicitly use that fact.

-- 
Cheers,
Stephen Rothwell                    sfr@...b.auug.org.au
http://www.canb.auug.org.au/~sfr/

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