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Date:	Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:03:40 +0800
From:	"xinhui.pan" <xinhuix.pan@...el.com>
To:	Jiri Slaby <jslaby@...e.cz>, Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
CC:	"Zhang, Yanmin" <yanmin_zhang@...ux.intel.com>,
	Peter Hurley <peter@...leysoftware.com>,
	mnipxh <mnipxh@...il.com>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] tty/n_gsm.c: fix a memory leak in gsmld_open

Hi, Jiri

于 2014年07月28日 16:49, Jiri Slaby 写道:
> On 07/28/2014 10:14 AM, xinhui.pan wrote:
>> If gsmld_attach_gsm fails, the gsm is not used anymore.
>> tty core will not call gsmld_close to do the cleanup work.
>> tty core just restore to the tty old ldisc.
>> That always causes memory leak.
> 
> Nice catch!
> 
>> --- a/drivers/tty/n_gsm.c
>> +++ b/drivers/tty/n_gsm.c
>> @@ -2382,7 +2383,13 @@ static int gsmld_open(struct tty_struct *tty)
>>  
>>  	/* Attach the initial passive connection */
>>  	gsm->encoding = 1;
>> -	return gsmld_attach_gsm(tty, gsm);
>> +
>> +	ret = gsmld_attach_gsm(tty, gsm);
>> +	if (ret != 0) {
>> +		gsm_cleanup_mux(gsm);
>> +		mux_put(gsm);
> 
> It is quite illogical to put the mux here. It should be in gsmld_open.
> I.e. gsm_cleanup_mux here, mux_put there.
> 

Thanks for your reply :)
But I am a little confused with your comments, could you explain it when you are free?
Sorry for my poor English.

thanks,

xinhui

> thanks,
> 
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