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Date:   Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:26:04 -0700
From:   Greg <>
To:     "John W. Linville" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/7] ethtool: misc fixes for Coverity issues

On Fri, 2016-09-30 at 15:56 -0400, John W. Linville wrote:
> I requested a Coverity scan of the current ethtool sources. There
> weren't many issues identified, but it was non-zero.
> Most/all of the resource leak issues can be explained away as
> unimportant due to the fact that ethtool invocations are short-term
> processes. Nevertheless, I prefer to have those issues "fixed" both
> to avoid them as distractions and just to promote better coding
> practices overall.

The patch series looks good to me.

Reviewed-by: Greg Rose <>

> These are "fresh off the press" -- I'll re-review them again before
> applying and pushing them. I appreciate any extra eyeballs that can
> review them as well.
> John
> --
> John W. Linville		Someday the world will need a hero, and you
>			might be all we have.  Be ready.

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