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SubjectRe: nfs mount fail

* Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> wrote:

>
> * Trond Myklebust <trond.myklebust@fys.uio.no> wrote:
>
> > > --- a/fs/nfs/super.c
> > > +++ b/fs/nfs/super.c
> > > @@ -1253,6 +1253,7 @@ static int nfs_parse_mount_options(char *raw,
> > > default:
> > > dfprintk(MOUNT, "NFS: unrecognized "
> > > "transport protocol\n");
> > > + kfree(string);
> > > return 0;
> > > }
> > > break;
> >
> > There is a possible clean up there too. We can move the other kfree()
> > calls out of the inner switch statement, and coalesce them all into a
> > single call.
>
> Correct - separately from the leak fix. (which potentially wants to go
> to -stable as well)

Not necessarily -stable material though - this is a really light memory
leak and only on a rare failure path, i doubt anyone noticed in
practice.

So d508afb fixed all that needed fixing and there's nothing serious
pending here. I've reverted all pending bits in tip:out-of-tree, so it's
pure -git now. I rarely have to carry any NFS fixes in out-of-tree, this
was an odd-one-out exception that fell through the cracks.

Ingo


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