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Date:   Sat, 09 May 2020 15:42:36 -0700
From:   Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
To:     Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        Christophe JAILLET <christophe.jaillet@...adoo.fr>
Cc:     davem@...emloft.net, fthain@...egraphics.com.au,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net/sonic: Fix some resource leaks in error handling
 paths

On Sat, 2020-05-09 at 11:13 -0700, Jakub Kicinski wrote:
> On Sat, 9 May 2020 18:47:08 +0200 Christophe JAILLET wrote:
> > Le 09/05/2020 à 03:54, Jakub Kicinski a écrit :
> > > On Fri,  8 May 2020 19:25:57 +0200 Christophe JAILLET wrote:  
> > > > @@ -527,8 +531,9 @@ static int mac_sonic_platform_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
> > > >   	struct sonic_local* lp = netdev_priv(dev);
> > > >   
> > > >   	unregister_netdev(dev);
> > > > -	dma_free_coherent(lp->device, SIZEOF_SONIC_DESC * SONIC_BUS_SCALE(lp->dma_bitmode),
> > > > -	                  lp->descriptors, lp->descriptors_laddr);
> > > > +	dma_free_coherent(lp->device,
> > > > +			  SIZEOF_SONIC_DESC * SONIC_BUS_SCALE(lp->dma_bitmode),
> > > > +			  lp->descriptors, lp->descriptors_laddr);
> > > >   	free_netdev(dev);
> > > >   
> > > >   	return 0;  
> > > This is a white-space only change, right? Since this is a fix we should
> > > avoid making cleanups which are not strictly necessary.
> > 
> > Right.
> > 
> > The reason of this clean-up is that I wanted to avoid a checkpatch 
> > warning with the proposed patch and I felt that having the same layout 
> > in the error handling path of the probe function and in the remove 
> > function was clearer.
> > So I updated also the remove function.
> 
> I understand the motivation is good.

David, maybe I missed some notification about Jakub's role.

What is Jakub's role in relation to the networking tree?


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