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SubjectRe: [PATCH] of: dynamic: fix memory leak related to properties of __of_node_dup
On Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 7:59 PM, Frank Rowand <frowand.list@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/13/17 13:47, Rob Herring wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 8:42 PM, alawang <alan.1.wang@nokia-sbell.com> wrote:
>>> It is possible a node was dynamically allocated but without any
>>> property. The properies will be got from devices and added to the
>>> node when devices got connected.
>>> When release this node, all properties of which had been moved to
>>> deadprops.
>>> In this case, the properties in the deadprops list are never
>>> deallocated.
>>
>> This is not new, right? Do you actually hit this case? If so, how?
>>
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: alawang <alan.1.wang@nokia-sbell.com>
>>> ---
>>> drivers/of/dynamic.c | 4 ++++
>>> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/drivers/of/dynamic.c b/drivers/of/dynamic.c
>>> index 301b6db..465d43b 100644
>>> --- a/drivers/of/dynamic.c
>>> +++ b/drivers/of/dynamic.c
>>> @@ -335,6 +335,10 @@ void of_node_release(struct kobject *kobj)
>>> if (!of_node_check_flag(node, OF_DYNAMIC))
>>> return;
>>>
>>> + if (!prop) {
>>> + prop = node->deadprops;
>>> + node->deadprops = NULL;
>>> + }
>>> while (prop) {
>>> struct property *next = prop->next;
>>> kfree(prop->name);
>>> --
>>> 2.6.2
>>>
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>
> The code looks right to me. The patch description is confusing to me.
>
> If a node with no properties is dynamically added, then a property is
> dynamically added to the node, then the property is dynamically removed,
> the result will be node->properties == NULL and node->deadprops != NULL.

What if you add 2 properties and then remove only 1. This would leave
both properties and deadprops !NULL. I think the while loop needs to
be a separate function so we iterate over both lists.

Rob

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