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SubjectRe: [PATCH 12/24] media/video: fix dangling pointers
Replying to myself...

On Sun, 21 Mar 2010 14:46:55 +0100, Jean Delvare wrote:
> I get the feeling that this would be a job for managed resources as
> some drivers already do for I/O ports and IRQs. Managed resources don't
> care about symmetry of allocation and freeing, by design (so it can
> violate point 1 above.) Aha! Isn't it exactly what devm_kzalloc() is
> all about?

Thinking about it again, this really only addresses the calls to
kfree(), not the calls to i2c_set_clientdata(), so apparently I'm quite
off-topic for this discussion. I still think that moving drivers to
managed resources is the way to go, but that's a different issue.

--
Jean Delvare


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