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Date:	Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:11:18 +0200
From:	Jiri Slaby <jslaby@...e.cz>
To:	"xinhui.pan" <xinhuix.pan@...el.com>,
	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

On 07/28/2014 01:32 PM, xinhui.pan wrote:
> 于 2014年07月28日 17:03, xinhui.pan 写道:
>> 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.
>>
> 
> hi, Jiri
> 	I guess you want gsm_cleanup_mux() called in gsmld_attach_gsm(), just after gsm_activate_mux() fails?
> Yes, that seems really make sence. :)

Oh, I don't know what made me think you are changing gsmld_attach_gsm. I
misread the patch.

So in the end, your patch looks fine to me.

thanks,
-- 
js
suse labs
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