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SubjectRe: Documentation/pci.txt inconsistency
On Wed, Nov 17, 2004 at 01:34:56PM +0100, Rolf Eike Beer wrote:
> The examples in section 2 of Documentation/pci.txt use pci_get_*. Some lines
> later there is this funny little paragraph:
>
> > Note that these functions are not hotplug-safe. Their hotplug-safe
> > replacements are pci_get_device(), pci_get_class() and pci_get_subsys().
> > They increment the reference count on the pci_dev that they return.
> > You must eventually (possibly at module unload) decrement the reference
> > count on these devices by calling pci_dev_put().
>
> How about this:
>
> These functions are hotplug-safe. They increment the reference count on the
> pci_dev that they return. You must eventually (possibly at module unload)
> decrement the reference count on these devices by calling pci_dev_put().

Great, care to send a patch instead?

thanks,

greg k-h
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