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Date:   Wed, 30 Dec 2020 12:37:35 +0000
From:   "Wang, Xiaolei" <Xiaolei.Wang@...driver.com>
To:     Markus Elfring <Markus.Elfring@....de>,
        "kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org" <kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org>
CC:     "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        David Lechner <david@...hnology.com>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Mark Brown <broonie@...nel.org>,
        "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rafael@...nel.org>,
        Julia Lawall <julia.lawall@...6.fr>
Subject: RE: [PATCH v3] regmap: debugfs: Fix a memory leak when calling
 regmap_attach_dev

Hi Markus

> Thank you very much, very good suggestion,

> Thanks for another positive feedback.


> do I need to re-send a patch to fix this problem, or modify the previous patch and send it again?

> Please convince the involved contributors to integrate a corrected patch version.

Do you mean that I should correct the original patch and explain my changes and send it out?

> * Better indentation.

* …
>> +		if (!map->debugfs_name)
>> +			kfree(map->debugfs_name);

>  Would this questionable null pointer check result in a memory leak?

if (!map->debugfs_name)
	kfree(map->debugfs_name);

This null pointer check is not in the memory leak

Thanks
xiaolei
-----Original Message-----
From: Markus Elfring <Markus.Elfring@....de> 
Sent: Wednesday, December 30, 2020 8:02 PM
To: Wang, Xiaolei <Xiaolei.Wang@...driver.com>; kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org
Cc: linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org; David Lechner <david@...hnology.com>; Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>; Mark Brown <broonie@...nel.org>; Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael@...nel.org>; Julia Lawall <julia.lawall@...6.fr>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3] regmap: debugfs: Fix a memory leak when calling regmap_attach_dev

> Thank you very much, very good suggestion,

Thanks for another positive feedback.


> do I need to re-send a patch to fix this problem, or modify the previous patch and send it again?

Please convince the involved contributors to integrate a corrected patch version.

* Better indentation.

* …
>> +		if (!map->debugfs_name)
>> +			kfree(map->debugfs_name);

  Would this questionable null pointer check result in a memory leak?

Regards,
Markus

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