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Date:   Thu, 09 Nov 2017 14:12:46 +0100
From:   Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <>
To:     Christophe JAILLET <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/8] video: fbdev: au1200fb: Fix error handling path of

On Monday, October 16, 2017 09:04:46 PM Christophe JAILLET wrote:
> This patch serie tries to fix several issues found in the error handling
> code of 'au1200fb_drv_probe()'.
> The 5 first patches fixes various issues (double free, missing error code,
> un-released resources on error, incorrect IRQ releasing and incomplete
> error handling path)
> The 3 last patches are just cleanups.
> I've spilt the serie in 8 steps that look logical to me. They could
> also be merged together if preferred.
> These patches are provided as-is and ARE NOT even compile-tested (sorry in
> advance if a patch is broken) because I don't have a cross compiler for MIPS
> and won't install one.
> This serie already goes further that the fixes I usually provide, so
> please excuse me if I missed something or if it is somehow broken and/or
> incomplete.
> ---
> V1 previously posted is patch 3/8 of this serie
> Christophe JAILLET (8):
>   video: fbdev: au1200fb: Fix a potential double free
>   video: fbdev: au1200fb: Return an error code if a memory allocation
>     fails
>   video: fbdev: au1200fb: Release some resources if a memory allocation
>     fails
>   video: fbdev: au1200fb: Fix error handling path
>   video: fbdev: au1200fb: Fix error handling path
>   video: fbdev: au1200fb: Remove some dead code
>   video: fbdev: au1200fb: Propagate an error code
>   video: fbdev: au1200fb: Style clean up
>  drivers/video/fbdev/au1200fb.c | 43 ++++++++++++++++++++++--------------------
>  1 file changed, 23 insertions(+), 20 deletions(-)

Thanks, I queued all patches for 4.15.

I also did some minor fixes to the patch #4 while merging it:

* patch summary was changed to "video: fbdev: au1200fb: Fix incorrect IRQ
  freeing") to be different from the patch summary of patch #5

* patch description was changed to silence issues reported by

WARNING: 'succesful' may be misspelled - perhaps 'successful'?
'au1200fb_drv_probe()' can not fail after a succesful call to

ERROR: Please use git commit description style 'commit <12+ chars of sha1> ("<title line>")' - ie: 'commit 1630d85a8312 ("au1200fb: fix hardcoded IRQ")'
1630d85a8312 ("au1200fb: fix hardcoded IRQ")

Best regards,
Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
Samsung R&D Institute Poland
Samsung Electronics

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