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Subject[PATCH] pwm: sysfs: use put_device() instead of kfree()
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Never directly free @dev after calling device_register(), even
if it returned an error! Always use put_device() to give up the
reference initialized.

Signed-off-by: Arvind Yadav <arvind.yadav.cs@gmail.com>
---
drivers/pwm/sysfs.c | 3 ++-
1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/pwm/sysfs.c b/drivers/pwm/sysfs.c
index 83f2b0b..7c71cdb 100644
--- a/drivers/pwm/sysfs.c
+++ b/drivers/pwm/sysfs.c
@@ -273,7 +273,8 @@ static int pwm_export_child(struct device *parent, struct pwm_device *pwm)
ret = device_register(&export->child);
if (ret) {
clear_bit(PWMF_EXPORTED, &pwm->flags);
- kfree(export);
+ put_device(&export->child);
+ export = NULL;
return ret;
}

--
1.9.1
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