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Date:   Thu, 26 Apr 2018 21:19:33 -0500
From:   Rob Herring <robh@...nel.org>
To:     Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@...mens.com>
Cc:     Pantelis Antoniou <pantelis.antoniou@...sulko.com>,
        Frank Rowand <frowand.list@...il.com>,
        devicetree <devicetree@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Alan Tull <atull@...nel.org>,
        Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@...ux-m68k.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] of: overlay: Stop leaking resources on overlay removal

On Thu, Apr 26, 2018 at 01:00:30PM +0200, Jan Kiszka wrote:
> Only the overlay notifier callbacks have a chance to potentially get
> hold of references to those two resources, but they are not supposed to
> store them beyond OF_OVERLAY_POST_REMOVE.
> 
> Document the overlay notifier API, its constraint regarding pointer
> lifetime, and then remove intentional leaks of ovcs->overlay_tree and
> ovcs->fdt from free_overlay_changeset.
> 
> See also https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/4/23/1063 and following.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@...mens.com>
> ---
>  Documentation/devicetree/overlay-notes.txt |  8 ++++++++
>  drivers/of/overlay.c                       | 30 +++++++++++++++++++++---------
>  2 files changed, 29 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)

Applied, thanks.

Rob

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