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Date:   Sat, 19 Dec 2020 00:08:35 +0100
From:   Phil Sutter <>
To:     Andrea Claudi <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH iproute2 2/2] lib/fs: Fix single return points for

On Fri, Dec 18, 2020 at 08:09:23PM +0100, Andrea Claudi wrote:
> Functions get_cgroup2_id() and get_cgroup2_path() uncorrectly performs
> cleanup on the single return point. Both of them may get to use close()
> with a negative argument, if open() fails.
> Fix this adding proper labels and gotos to make sure we clean up only
> resources we are effectively used before.

Since free(NULL) is OK according to POSIX, the fds are initialized to -1
and open() returns -1 on error, you may simplify these
changes down to making the close() calls conditional:

| if (fd >= 0)
| 	close(fd);

Cheers, Phil

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