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Date:   Tue, 12 May 2020 09:56:47 -0700
From:   Brian Norris <briannorris@...omium.org>
To:     Navid Emamdoost <navid.emamdoost@...il.com>
Cc:     emamd001@....edu, smccaman@....edu, Kangjie Lu <kjlu@....edu>,
        QCA ath9k Development <ath9k-devel@....qualcomm.com>,
        Kalle Valo <kvalo@...eaurora.org>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        linux-wireless <linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org>,
        "<netdev@...r.kernel.org>" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linux Kernel <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ath9k: release allocated buffer if timed out

On Fri, Sep 6, 2019 at 11:59 AM Navid Emamdoost
<navid.emamdoost@...il.com> wrote:
>
> In ath9k_wmi_cmd, the allocated network buffer needs to be released
> if timeout happens. Otherwise memory will be leaked.
>
> Signed-off-by: Navid Emamdoost <navid.emamdoost@...il.com>

I wonder, did you actually test your patches? I ask, because it seems
that all your patches are of the same mechanical variety (produced by
some sort of research project?), and if I look around a bit, I see
several mistakes and regressions noted on your other patches. And
recently, I see someone reporting a 5.4 kernel regression, which looks
a lot like it was caused by this patch:

https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=207703#c1

I'll propose a revert, if there's no evidence this was actually tested
or otherwise confirmed to fix a real bug.

Brian

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