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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next 3/7] ethtool: set message mask with DEBUG_SET request
> +	ret = ethnl_parse_header(&req_info, tb[ETHTOOL_A_DEBUG_HEADER],
> + genl_info_net(info), info->extack, true);

> + dev_put(dev);

Hi Michal

While reviewing this patch i noticed this dev_put() and wondered where
the dev_get() was. It is hiding inside ethnl_parse_header(). The
documentation does make it clear it takes a reference on the device,
but how many people read the documentation? I would not be too
surprised if at some point in the future we have bugs from missing

Could we make this a bit more explicit by calling it
ethnl_parse_header_dev_get(). It is rather long though.


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