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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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