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Date:	Sun, 30 Nov 2014 21:40:23 +0100
From:	SF Markus Elfring <elfring@...rs.sourceforge.net>
To:	Lino Sanfilippo <LinoSanfilippo@....de>
CC:	Julia Lawall <julia.lawall@...6.fr>,
	Olof Johansson <olof@...om.net>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org
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?

Regards,
Markus
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