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Date:	Thu, 22 May 2014 23:12:40 +0300
From:	Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@...cle.com>
To:	Emil Goode <emilgoode@...il.com>
Cc:	Uwe Kleine-K├Ânig 
	<u.kleine-koenig@...gutronix.de>,
	Shawn Guo <shawn.guo@...escale.com>,
	Sascha Hauer <kernel@...gutronix.de>,
	Russell King <linux@....linux.org.uk>,
	linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ARM: imx: add missing kfree call in error paths

On Thu, May 22, 2014 at 04:44:46PM +0200, Emil Goode wrote:
> Hello Dan,
> 
> On Thu, May 22, 2014 at 04:50:16PM +0300, Dan Carpenter wrote:
> > On Thu, May 22, 2014 at 03:14:42PM +0200, Emil Goode wrote:
> > > We forgot to free pdev->dev.dma_mask as it is not freed
> > > by platform_device_put().
> > > 
> > 
> > Every function which calls imx31_alloc_mx3_camera() is buggy.  That
> > means that, at best, it is a 2 on Rusty's API rating.
> > http://sweng.the-davies.net/Home/rustys-api-design-manifesto
> > 
> > The correct fix is to introduce an imx31_free_mx3_camera() otherwise we
> > will just keep introducing these bugs.
> 
> I guess I could add this to arch/arm/mach-imx/devices/platform-ipu-core.c
> it would be a very small function though.

A small function is fine.  :)

regards,
dan carpenter

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