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Date:   Wed, 6 Jul 2022 09:34:59 -0700
From:   Jakub Kicinski <>
To:     "Liang He" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ftgmac100: Hold reference returned by

On Wed, 6 Jul 2022 16:55:37 +0800 (CST) Liang He wrote:
> >Since we don't care about the value of the node we should add a helper
> >which checks for presence of the node and releases the reference,
> >rather than have to do that in this large function.
> >
> >Please also add a Fixes tag.  
> Hi, Jakub,
> Can you tell me where to add such helper?
> you mean add a helper in of.h for common usasge or just add it in this file?

I was wondering about that. Since this is a fix let's keep it simple
and add the helper directly in the same source file.

If you have more time to spend on this try searching around the tree to
see if there are more places where such helper would help. If there are
we can move the helper to of.h and convert the users in -next.

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