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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/2] mtd: use put_device() if device_register fail
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On Monday 12 March 2018 01:05 AM, Richard Weinberger wrote:
> Am Freitag, 9. März 2018, 11:50:47 CET schrieb Arvind Yadav:
>> if device_register() returned an error! Always use put_device()
>> to give up the reference initialized.
>>
>> Arvind Yadav (2):
>> [PATCH 1/2] mtd: use put_device() if device_register fail
>> [PATCH 2/2] mtd: ubi: use put_device() if device_register fail
> Uhh, this is not obvious. Does device_register() really always return with a
> reference held in all (error) cases?
>
> Thanks,
> //richard
if device_register() returned an error! Always use put_device()
to give up the reference initialized.(-- Please see the comment
for device_register() ). put_device() is able to handle those case
where it'll not return a reference.

~arvind

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