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SubjectRe: [PATCHv3 2/3] kernel: add support for live patching
On Fri, Nov 21, 2014 at 03:44:35PM +0100, Miroslav Benes wrote:
> On Fri, 21 Nov 2014, Jiri Kosina wrote:
>
> [...]
>
> > [ ... snip ... ]
> > > +static int klp_init_patch(struct klp_patch *patch)
> > > +{
> > > + int ret;
> > > +
> > > + mutex_lock(&klp_mutex);
> > > +
> > > + /* init */
> > > + patch->state = LPC_DISABLED;
> > > +
> > > + /* sysfs */
> > > + ret = kobject_init_and_add(&patch->kobj, &klp_ktype_patch,
> > > + klp_root_kobj, patch->mod->name);
> > > + if (ret)
> > > + return ret;
> >
> > klp_mutex is leaked locked here.
> >
> > > +
> > > + /* create objects */
> > > + ret = klp_init_objects(patch);
> > > + if (ret) {
> > > + kobject_put(&patch->kobj);
> > > + return ret;
> >
> > And here as well.
> >
> > All in all, this is looking very good to me. I think we are really close
> > to having a code that all the parties would agree with. Thanks everybody,
>
> The leaking is my fault. I missed that somehow during rebasing.
>
> Seth, could you please fix it in v4?

Is it necessary to grab the mutex at the beginning of klp_init_patch? I
think we only need it when adding it to the global list at the end of
the function.

--
Josh


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