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Date:	Tue, 30 Jan 2007 16:24:40 -0800
From:	Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
To:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
Cc:	jgarzik@...ox.com, netdev@...r.kernel.org, m.kozlowski@...land.pl,
	akpm@...l.org, torvalds@...ux-foundation.org
Subject: Re: buggy IFB driver change

On Tue, 2007-01-30 at 14:12 -0800, David Miller wrote:
> > > Therefore we must decrement "i" twice before the first
> > > free during the cleanup.  One to "undo" the for() loop
> > > increment, and one to "skip" the ifb_init_one() case which
> > > failed.

Perhaps putting the error unwind inside the for loop
is simpler and more intelligible.

diff --git a/drivers/net/ifb.c b/drivers/net/ifb.c
index ca2b21f..0b24c31 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ifb.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ifb.c
@@ -264,19 +264,20 @@ static void ifb_free_one(int index)
 
 static int __init ifb_init_module(void)
 {
-	int i, err = 0;
+	int i, err;
 	ifbs = kmalloc(numifbs * sizeof(void *), GFP_KERNEL);
 	if (!ifbs)
 		return -ENOMEM;
-	for (i = 0; i < numifbs && !err; i++)
+	for (i = 0; i < numifbs; i++) {
 		err = ifb_init_one(i);
-	if (err) {
-		i--;
-		while (--i >= 0)
-			ifb_free_one(i);
+		if (err) {
+			while (i > 0)
+				ifb_free_one(--i);
+			return err;
+		}
 	}
 
-	return err;
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static void __exit ifb_cleanup_module(void)


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