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SubjectRe: tty's use of file_list_lock and file_move
On 7/11/06, Paulo Marques <pmarques@grupopie.com> wrote:
> Jon Smirl wrote:
> >[...]
> > extern struct tty_driver *ptm_driver; /* Unix98 pty masters; for /dev/ptmx */
> > @@ -158,21 +157,21 @@ static struct tty_struct *alloc_tty_stru
> > {
> > struct tty_struct *tty;
> >
> > - tty = kmalloc(sizeof(struct tty_struct), GFP_KERNEL);
> > - if (tty)
> > - memset(tty, 0, sizeof(struct tty_struct));
> > + tty = kmalloc(sizeof(*tty), GFP_KERNEL);
> ^^^^^^^
> kzalloc?

It needs to be cleaned up. Right now it clears the struct twice before
using it, once in tty_alloc and another in tty_init.

> I don't know this code very well, so you might be actually changing the
> initialization here. On the other hand, this might be just a simple bug...


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Jon Smirl
jonsmirl@gmail.com
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