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Date:   Mon, 25 Feb 2019 19:07:40 -0800
From:   Jakub Kicinski <>
To:     Jiri Pirko <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v3 5/6] devlink: hold a reference to the
 netdevice around ethtool compat

On Mon, 25 Feb 2019 10:31:27 -0800, Jakub Kicinski wrote:
> +static bool devlink_is_registered(struct devlink *devlink)
> +{
> +       return list_empty(&devlink->list);
> +}

Nevermind, this won't really help the drivers that much, those
registering devlink after netdevs will have to take care of the
potential race by marking the devlink instance as dead in their priv
data structure from the thread doing the devlink_unregister, using
their own locking.

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