[Intel-gfx] [PATCH 3/9] drm/i915: fix memleak in intel_set_config_save_state()

Jani Nikula jani.nikula at linux.intel.com
Fri Aug 29 03:00:43 PDT 2014

On Fri, 29 Aug 2014, Chris Wilson <chris at chris-wilson.co.uk> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 29, 2014 at 10:38:43AM +0300, Jani Nikula wrote:
>> On Thu, 28 Aug 2014, Gustavo Padovan <gustavo at padovan.org> wrote:
>> > From: Gustavo Padovan <gustavo.padovan at collabora.co.uk>
>> >
>> > If the save_encoder_crtcs or save_connector_encoders allocation fail
>> > we need to free everything we have already allocated.
>> There is no memleak, because the caller of intel_set_config_save_state()
>> checks the return value, and subsequently handles the error with a call
>> to intel_set_config_free(), which does the right thing.
>> I know one could argue this should be done within
>> intel_set_config_save_state() but I'm not convinced. I'd let this be as
>> it is.
>> Just in case Daniel disagrees with me here and wants to merge, the patch
>> does look correct. So r-b for correctness, but nak on merging from
>> me. ;)
> You just said it triggers a double free... And you would be right.

Thanks Chris. I'll retract any hint of r-b I was giving. NAK.


> -Chris
> -- 
> Chris Wilson, Intel Open Source Technology Centre

Jani Nikula, Intel Open Source Technology Center

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