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Date:   Sun, 14 Jun 2020 20:18:27 +0200
From:   Markus Elfring <Markus.Elfring@....de>
To:     Aditya Pakki <pakki001@....edu>,
        Dennis Dalessandro <dennis.dalessandro@...el.com>,
        linux-rdma@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Doug Ledford <dledford@...hat.com>,
        Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@...pe.ca>, Kangjie Lu <kjlu@....edu>,
        Mike Marciniszyn <mike.marciniszyn@...el.com>,
        Qiushi Wu <wu000273@....edu>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] RDMA/rvt: Improve exception handling in rvt_create_qp()

> …
>> +++ b/drivers/infiniband/sw/rdmavt/qp.c
>> @@ -1203,6 +1203,7 @@  struct ib_qp *rvt_create_qp(struct ib_pd *ibpd,
>>  			qp->s_flags = RVT_S_SIGNAL_REQ_WR;
>>  		err = alloc_ud_wq_attr(qp, rdi->dparms.node);
>>  		if (err) {
>> +			rvt_free_rq(&qp->r_rq);
>>  			ret = (ERR_PTR(err));
>>  			goto bail_driver_priv;
>>  		}
>
> How do you think about the following code variant with the addition
> of a jump target?
>
>  		err = alloc_ud_wq_attr(qp, rdi->dparms.node);
>  		if (err) {
>  			ret = (ERR_PTR(err));
> -			goto bail_driver_priv;
> +			goto bail_free_rq;
>  		}
>
> …
>
>  bail_rq_wq:
> -	rvt_free_rq(&qp->r_rq);
>  	free_ud_wq_attr(qp);
> +
> +bail_free_rq:
> +	rvt_free_rq(&qp->r_rq);
>
>  bail_driver_priv:

The improvement of affected implementation details is continued with
another update suggestion.

RDMA/rvt: Fix potential memory leak caused by rvt_alloc_rq
https://lore.kernel.org/linux-rdma/20200614041148.131983-1-pakki001@umn.edu/
https://lore.kernel.org/patchwork/patch/1255709/

Regards,
Markus

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