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Date:	Tue, 5 Oct 2010 06:20:05 -0700
From:	Greg KH <gregkh@...e.de>
To:	Dan Carpenter <error27@...il.com>,
	Rahul Ruikar <rahul.ruikar@...il.com>,
	David Brownell <dbrownell@...rs.sourceforge.net>,
	nm127@...email.hu, linux-usb@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RESEND/PATCH] usb: gadget: goku_udc: Fix error path

On Mon, Oct 04, 2010 at 02:22:14PM +0200, Dan Carpenter wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 04, 2010 at 01:29:00AM +0530, Rahul Ruikar wrote:
> > call put_device() when device_register() fails.
> > 
> 
> Sorry I didn't realize what you were trying to do here.  This is not
> correct at all.
> 
> The right thing is to fix device_register() to call put_device() itself.
> It's a bit involved, because all the callers will need to be audited but
> someone is working on this I think.

No, no one is working on this, and no, it's not possible to make this
type of change to the driver core as discussed in the past due to the
way struct device can be embedded within another structure.

thanks,

greg k-h
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