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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/4] TTY: drop driver reference in tty_open fail path
Jiri Slaby [jslaby@suse.cz] wrote:
| When tty_driver_lookup_tty fails in tty_open, we forget to drop a
| reference to the tty driver. This was added by commit 4a2b5fddd5 (Move
| tty lookup/reopen to caller).
|
| Fix that by adding tty_driver_kref_put to the fail path.

Arg. Sorry about that. Thanks for spotting/fixing it.

|
| I will refactor the code later. This is for the ease of backporting to
| stable.
|
| Introduced-in: v2.6.28-rc2
| Signed-off-by: Jiri Slaby <jslaby@suse.cz>
| Cc: stable@kernel.org
| Cc: Sukadev Bhattiprolu <sukadev@us.ibm.com>
| Cc: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
| Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>

Acked-by: Sukadev Bhattiprolu <sukadev@linux.vnet.ibm.com>



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