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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/5] Input: ambakmi - Convert to use devm_*()
On Sun, Mar 26, 2017 at 10:41:50PM +0800, Leo Yan wrote:
> Convert driver to use devm_*() APIs so rely on driver model core layer
> to manage resources. This eliminates error path boilerplate and makes
> code neat.
>
> This patch also fixes the memory leakage for 'kmi->io' when remove
> module.

No, it is not leaked, in fact, your patch introduces a use-after-free
bug.

kmi->io is of type "struct serio", and this structure has an embedded
"struct device". The lifetime of any structure containing a "struct
device" is controlled by the lifetime of the struct device.

Once serio_register_port() has been called on it, it is up to the
serio layer to free this structure.

Therefore, your patch creates a bug, and so it gets a NAK. There is no
resource leakage here.

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