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Date:	Sat, 19 Apr 2008 03:28:34 +0200
From:	Marcel Holtmann <>
To:	Pavel Machek <>
Subject: Re: [patch 2/3] hci_usb: remove code obfuscation

Hi Pavel,

>>> _urb_free is an alias for kfree... making code longer & harder to
>>> read. Remove it.
>> our own URB handling here is broken anyway. It was a bad idea when  
>> we did
>> it, but at that time the USB susbsystem was not in that good shape  
>> that it
>> is today. So I would say leave this code as it is and concentrate  
>> on the
>> new btusb driver, but if it helps anybody I am happy to ACK this one.
> It currently corrupts memory (use after free) during suspend, and I'm
> trying to get that fixed. It is 90% reproducible.

that is good, because I can't reproduce it with any of my system.  
Don't ask me why. I really simply works. So if you figure it out, it  
would be great.

> It could be easily fixed by just not freeing the urbs during
> disconnect (introducing very very slow memory leak). Would that be
> acceptable?

I don't think so.

Have you ever tried btusb driver? That code is a lot cleaner and it  
uses USB anchors for the queued URBs (no home grown broken URB queues).



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