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Date:   Fri, 12 Apr 2019 20:08:32 +0800
From:   "wanghai (M)" <wanghai26@...wei.com>
To:     Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@...ux.intel.com>
CC:     <davem@...emloft.net>, <idosch@...lanox.com>,
        <eric.dumazet@...il.com>, <alexander.h.duyck@...el.com>,
        <tyhicks@...onical.com>, <f.fainelli@...il.com>,
        <viro@...iv.linux.org.uk>, <amritha.nambiar@...el.com>,
        <joe@...ches.com>, <dmitry.torokhov@...il.com>,
        <stephen@...workplumber.org>, <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] net-sysfs: Fix memory leak in netdev_register_kobject


在 2019/4/12 16:38, Andy Shevchenko 写道:
> On Fri, Apr 12, 2019 at 04:36:34PM -0400, Wang Hai wrote:
>
>> +error_register:
>> +	device_del(dev);
>> +error_device_add:
>> +	kfree_const(dev->kobj.name);
>>   	return error;
> When put_device() will be called on this it will go to double free (in case of
> dynamically allocated dev->kobj.name.
>
> Al Viro and me suggested earlier that the correct fix is to call put_device()
> in a places where it is appropriate.
Thanks. I'll take a closer look at the code to see when it's time to 
call put_device(). It's really not easy to fix.

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