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From: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
To: "Tobin C. Harding" <tobin@kernel.org>
Cc: Mark Fasheh <mark@fasheh.com>, Joel Becker <jlbec@evilplan.org>,
	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rafael@kernel.org>,
	ocfs2-devel@oss.oracle.com, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ocfs2: Fix error path kobject memory leak
Date: Mon, 13 May 2019 09:14:52 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20190513071452.GG2868@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190513033458.2824-1-tobin@kernel.org>

On Mon, May 13, 2019 at 01:34:58PM +1000, Tobin C. Harding wrote:
> If a call to kobject_init_and_add() fails we should call kobject_put()
> otherwise we leak memory.
> 
> Add call to kobject_put() in the error path of call to
> kobject_init_and_add().  Please note, this has the side effect that
> the release method is called if kobject_init_and_add() fails.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Tobin C. Harding <tobin@kernel.org>
> ---

Reviewed-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>

  reply	other threads:[~2019-05-13  7:14 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-05-13  3:34 Tobin C. Harding
2019-05-13  7:14 ` Greg Kroah-Hartman [this message]
2019-05-13  7:28 ` Joseph Qi

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