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Date:	Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:19:34 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Rientjes <rientjes@...gle.com>
To:	Keith Busch <keith.busch@...el.com>
cc:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
	x86@...nel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] x86: ioapic: Fix irq_free_descs count

On Mon, 30 Jun 2014, Keith Busch wrote:

> On Mon, 30 Jun 2014, David Rientjes wrote:
> > On Mon, 30 Jun 2014, Keith Busch wrote:
> > 
> > > Signed-off-by: Keith Busch <keith.busch@...el.com>
> > > Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>
> > > Cc: x86@...nel.org
> > 
> > Acked-by: David Rientjes <rientjes@...gle.com>
> > 
> > This is definitely a fix for "genirq: Provide generic hwirq allocation
> > facility", but the changelog doesn't describe what the problem is and the
> > title that this somehow fixes irq_free_descs() doesn't make any sense.
> 
> My mistake, I used the component from the commit I bisected the bug
> down to.
> 
> > It's the equivalent of just doing
> > 
> > -	irq_free_descs(from, cnt);
> > +	irq_free_descs(from, i - from);
> > 
> > I'd suggest the patch title be changed to
> > 
> > 	genirq: Fix memory leak when calling irq_free_hwirqs()
> > 
> > and the changelog state
> > 
> > irq_free_hwirqs() always calls irq_free_descs() with a cnt == 0 which
> > makes it a no-op since the interrupt count to free is decremented in
> > itself.
> 
> Yes, I like your suggestion. Should I submit a v2, or will maintainer
> replace the changelog?
> 

It's an urgent patch since commit 7b6ef1262549 ("genirq: Provide generic 
hwirq allocation facility") was already released in 3.15.  Unless Thomas 
fixes it up first, I'd reply with a v2 with the fixed title and changelog, 
add a

	Fixes: 7b6ef1262549f6afc5c881aaef80beb8fd15f908

tag along with my acked-by to make his life 0.000000001% easier.
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