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Date:   Wed, 13 May 2020 14:22:58 -0700
From:   Rajkumar Manoharan <>
To:     Christophe JAILLET <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ath11k: Fix some resource leaks in error path in

On 2020-05-13 13:14, Christophe JAILLET wrote:
> If 'thermal_cooling_device_register()' fails, we must undo what has 
> been
> allocated so far. So we must go to 'err_thermal_destroy' instead of
> returning directly
> In case of error in 'ath11k_thermal_register()', the previous
> 'thermal_cooling_device_register()' call must also be undone. Move the
> 'ar->thermal.cdev = cdev' a few lines above in order for this to be 
> done
> in 'ath11k_thermal_unregister()' which is called in the error handling
> path.
> Fixes: 2a63bbca06b2 ("ath11k: add thermal cooling device support")
> Signed-off-by: Christophe JAILLET <>
> ---
> I'm not 100% confident with this patch.
> - When calling 'ath11k_thermal_unregister()', we try to release some
>   resources that have not been allocated yet. I don't know if it can be 
> an
>   issue or not.
> - I think that we should propagate the error code, instead of forcing
>   -EINVAL.
Good catch.


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