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SubjectRe: [CHECKER] 32 Memory Leaks on Error Paths


Timothy Miller wrote:

>
>>> 276: /* OK, it's not open. Create cache info for it */
>>> START -->
>>> 277: mtdblk = kmalloc(sizeof(struct mtdblk_dev), GFP_KERNEL);
>>> 278: if (!mtdblks)
>>> END -->
>>> 279: return -ENOMEM;
>>
>
>>
>> Invalid. This is quite an obvious false positive, at least if your
>> algorithm checks for possible value ranges.
>
>
> Wait... one is "mtdblk", and the other is "mtdblks". One has an extra
> 's' on it. Unless there is some kind of aliasing going on, they would
> appear to be different variables. Naturally, I didn't check the
> original code, so I could be full of it. :)


Yes its a bug from glancing at the source code.


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