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Date:	Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:25:12 -0700
From:	Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:	"Winkler, Tomas" <tomas.winkler@...el.com>
Cc:	"arnd@...db.de" <arnd@...db.de>,
	"linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	"Usyskin, Alexander" <alexander.usyskin@...el.com>
Subject: Re: [char-misc-next 4/5] mei: nfc: clean nfc internal struct on host
 exit

On Sun, Jul 20, 2014 at 06:30:16AM +0000, Winkler, Tomas wrote:
> > > @@ -553,6 +553,7 @@ void mei_nfc_host_exit(struct mei_device *dev)
> > >  {
> > >  	struct mei_nfc_dev *ndev = &nfc_dev;
> > >  	cancel_work_sync(&ndev->init_work);
> > > +	memset(ndev, 0, sizeof(struct mei_nfc_dev));
> > 
> > This implies that something is using a "static" device structure, which
> > isn't allowed by the driver core.  So please fix the root cause here,
> > don't paper over the bug.
> >
> You are partially correct as this is not the 'struct device' it just a nfc singleton in any case it is not really nice
> and  we have the fix in queue but it is rather extensive rework and  I guess it won't be suitable for stable
> so hence this one liner fix.

It shouldn't be a huge rework to make a static variable dynamic, right?
Please do it correctly.

thanks,

greg k-h
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