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Date:   Wed, 11 Aug 2021 16:39:45 +0200
From:   Andrew Lunn <>
To:     "Ivan T. Ivanov" <>
Cc:     Russell King <>,
        Heiner Kallweit <>,
        "David S . Miller" <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: phy: leds: Trigger leds only if PHY speed is known

> I think will be easier if we protect public phylib API internally with
> lock, otherwise it is easy to make mistakes, obviously. But still this
> will not protect users which directly dereference phy_device members.

Anybody directly dereference phy_device members, rather than going
through the API, is directly responsible for any breakage they
cause. This is not a supported use case.


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