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Date:   Sun, 19 Feb 2017 17:09:03 +0000
From:   Majd Dibbiny <majd@...lanox.com>
To:     SF Markus Elfring <elfring@...rs.sourceforge.net>
CC:     "linux-rdma@...r.kernel.org" <linux-rdma@...r.kernel.org>,
        Doug Ledford <dledford@...hat.com>,
        Hal Rosenstock <hal.rosenstock@...il.com>,
        "Leon Romanovsky" <leonro@...lanox.com>,
        Matan Barak <matanb@...lanox.com>,
        "Sean Hefty" <sean.hefty@...el.com>,
        Yishai Hadas <yishaih@...lanox.com>,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org" <kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 07/29] IB/mlx4: Split a condition check in
 handle_slaves_guid_change()


> On Feb 18, 2017, at 10:55 PM, SF Markus Elfring <elfring@...rs.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> 
> From: Markus Elfring <elfring@...rs.sourceforge.net>
> Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:41:25 +0100
> 
> The kfree() function was called in up to two cases by the
> handle_slaves_guid_change() function during error handling even if
> the passed variable contained a null pointer.
> 
> * Split a condition check for memory allocation failures.
> 
> * Adjust jump targets according to the Linux coding style convention.
> 
> * Delete an initialisation for these variables at the beginning
>  which became unnecessary with this refactoring.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Markus Elfring <elfring@...rs.sourceforge.net>
> ---
> drivers/infiniband/hw/mlx4/mad.c | 14 +++++++++-----
> 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/hw/mlx4/mad.c b/drivers/infiniband/hw/mlx4/mad.c
> index cf33efce69d2..75b6522b3a8f 100644
> --- a/drivers/infiniband/hw/mlx4/mad.c
> +++ b/drivers/infiniband/hw/mlx4/mad.c
> @@ -1128,17 +1128,20 @@ static void propagate_pkey_ev(struct mlx4_ib_dev *dev, int port_num,
> static void handle_slaves_guid_change(struct mlx4_ib_dev *dev, u8 port_num,
>                      u32 guid_tbl_blk_num, u32 change_bitmap)
> {
> -    struct ib_smp *in_mad  = NULL;
> -    struct ib_smp *out_mad  = NULL;
> +    struct ib_smp *in_mad;
> +    struct ib_smp *out_mad;
>    u16 i;
> 
>    if (!mlx4_is_mfunc(dev->dev) || !mlx4_is_master(dev->dev))
>        return;
> 
>    in_mad  = kmalloc(sizeof *in_mad, GFP_KERNEL);
> +    if (!in_mad)
> +        return;
> +
>    out_mad = kmalloc(sizeof *out_mad, GFP_KERNEL);
> -    if (!in_mad || !out_mad)
> -        goto out;
> +    if (!out_mad)
> +        goto free_in_mad;
> 
>    guid_tbl_blk_num  *= 4;
> 
> @@ -1171,8 +1174,9 @@ static void handle_slaves_guid_change(struct mlx4_ib_dev *dev, u8 port_num,
>    }
> 
> out:
> -    kfree(in_mad);
>    kfree(out_mad);
> +free_in_mad:
> +    kfree(in_mad);
> }
> 
> void handle_port_mgmt_change_event(struct work_struct *work)
> -- 
> 2.11.1
> 
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Thanks,
Reviewed-by: Majd Dibbiny
<majd@...lanox.com>

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