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SubjectRe: [PATCH] hw breakpoint: Fix possible memory leak
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On Mon, 2012-02-27 at 12:02 +0900, Namhyung Kim wrote:
> If kzalloc() for TYPE_DATA failed on a given cpu, previous chunk
> will be leaked. Fix it.

so why not fix the error loop? wouldn't putting that err_cpu == cpu
break after the kfree sort it?

> Signed-off-by: Namhyung Kim <namhyung.kim@lge.com>
> ---
> kernel/events/hw_breakpoint.c | 6 +++++-
> 1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/kernel/events/hw_breakpoint.c b/kernel/events/hw_breakpoint.c
> index b0309f76d777..58298b0d0e92 100644
> --- a/kernel/events/hw_breakpoint.c
> +++ b/kernel/events/hw_breakpoint.c
> @@ -645,8 +645,12 @@ int __init init_hw_breakpoint(void)
> task_bp_pinned = &per_cpu(nr_task_bp_pinned[i], cpu);
> *task_bp_pinned = kzalloc(sizeof(int) * nr_slots[i],
> GFP_KERNEL);
> - if (!*task_bp_pinned)
> + if (!*task_bp_pinned) {
> + while (--i >= 0)
> + kfree(per_cpu(nr_task_bp_pinned[i],
> + cpu));
> goto err_alloc;
> + }
> }
> }
>



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