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Date:	Sun, 30 Nov 2014 21:40:23 +0100
From:	SF Markus Elfring <>
To:	Lino Sanfilippo <>
CC:	Julia Lawall <>,
	Olof Johansson <>,,
	LKML <>,
Subject: Re: net-PA Semi: Deletion of unnecessary checks before the function
 call "pci_dev_put"

> 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...

Can you imagine that any more source code places which would benefit from
check adjustments because of defensive programming?

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