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Date:   Sat, 13 May 2017 08:40:02 +0800 (SGT)
From:   Julia Lawall <julia.lawall@...6.fr>
To:     Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>
cc:     David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>, jon.mason@...adcom.com,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org, andrew@...n.ch, kbuild-all@...org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mdio: mux: fix device_node_continue.cocci warnings



On Fri, 12 May 2017, Florian Fainelli wrote:

> On 05/12/2017 09:22 AM, David Miller wrote:
> > From: Julia Lawall <julia.lawall@...6.fr>
> > Date: Fri, 12 May 2017 22:54:23 +0800 (SGT)
> >
> >> Device node iterators put the previous value of the index variable, so an
> >> explicit put causes a double put.
> >  ...
> >> @@ -169,7 +169,6 @@ int mdio_mux_init(struct device *dev,
> >>  		if (r) {
> >>  			mdiobus_free(cb->mii_bus);
> >>  			devm_kfree(dev, cb);
> >> -			of_node_put(child_bus_node);
> >>  		} else {
> >
> > I think we're instead simply missing a break; statement here.
>
> It's kind of questionable, if we have an error initializing one of our
> child MDIO bus controller (child from the perspective of the MDIO mux,
> boy this is getting complicated...), should we keep on going, or should
> we abort entirely and rollback what we have successfully registered?
>
> I don't think Julia's patch makes thing worse, in that if we had to
> rollback, we would not be doing this correctly now anyway.

Just to be clear, if you want the break instead, then you need to keep the
put.

julia

>
> Jon, what do you think?
> --
> Florian
>

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