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Date:   Sun, 31 May 2020 10:03:19 +0200
From:   Markus Elfring <Markus.Elfring@....de>
To:     Dinghao Liu <dinghao.liu@....edu.cn>,
        dri-devel@...ts.freedesktop.org, nouveau@...ts.freedesktop.org
Cc:     kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Ben Skeggs <bskeggs@...hat.com>,
        David Airlie <airlied@...ux.ie>, Kangjie Lu <kjlu@....edu>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] drm/nouveau/clk/gm20b: Fix memory leak in gm20b_clk_new()

> When gk20a_clk_ctor() returns an error code, pointer "clk"
> should be released.

Such an information is reasonable.


> It's the same when gm20b_clk_new() returns from elsewhere following this call.

I suggest to reconsider the interpretation of the software situation once more.
Can it be that the allocated clock object should be kept usable even after
a successful return from this function?


Would you like to add the tag “Fixes” to the commit message?

Regards,
Markus

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