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Date:   Thu, 18 Jun 2020 19:41:48 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] net: dsa: bcm_sf2: Fix node reference count

From: Andrew Lunn <>
Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 14:56:40 +0200

> That if_find_node_by_name() does a put is not very intuitive.
> Maybe document that as well in the kerneldocs?
> Reviewed-by: Andrew Lunn <>

I've been complaining about the non-intuitiveness of the various
OF interfaces for a long time.  They transfer reference counts
across objects, and that makes the logic hard to audit.

The iterators are the worst.

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