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Date:	Sun, 30 Nov 2014 20:27:22 +0100
From:	Lino Sanfilippo <>
To:	Julia Lawall <>
CC:	SF Markus Elfring <>,
	Olof Johansson <>,,
	LKML <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/1] net-PA Semi: Deletion of unnecessary checks before
 the function call "pci_dev_put"

On 30.11.2014 18:47, Julia Lawall wrote:

> I have heard of at least one case where the problem you are raising
> happened in practice...
> julia

If one case is known then there are probably a lot more that have not
been discovered yet.
Maybe this topic should be clarified somewhere (e.g. in "CodingStyle")?
On the other hand i always found it obvious that its the callers
responsibility to only pass sane parameters to the called functions...

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