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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/9] drivers/mfd/88pm860x-i2c.c: introduce missing kfree
    On Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 01:18:54PM +0100, Julia Lawall wrote:
    > On Mon, 26 Dec 2011, Mark Brown wrote:

    > >With this and probably a bunch of the other corrections in this series a
    > >conversion to devm_kazlloc() would be a more complete fix as it prevents
    > >people introducing similar missing cleanup paths in future. Not sure if
    > >spatch can generate that automatically though...

    > I saw a patch for that recently, and looked into it a little bit,
    > but I wasn't sure what should be done. What are the criteria for
    > using devm_kzalloc?

    It's good for any allocation that lasts for the lifetime of the device -
    most driver data allocated in probe() fits well, for example.


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