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SubjectRe: [PATCH][next] clocksource: davinci-timer: fix memory leak of clockevent on error return
On Mon, Jun 24, 2019 at 10:28:10AM +0200, Bartosz Golaszewski wrote:
> pon., 17 cze 2019 o 13:31 Colin King <colin.king@canonical.com> napisał(a):
> >
> > From: Colin Ian King <colin.king@canonical.com>
> >
> > Currently when the call to request_irq falls there is a memory leak of
> > clockevent on the error return path. Fix this by kfree'ing clockevent.
> >
> > Addresses-Coverity: ("Resource leak")
> > Fixes: fe3b8194f274 ("clocksource: davinci-timer: add support for clockevents")
> > Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <colin.king@canonical.com>
> > ---
> > drivers/clocksource/timer-davinci.c | 1 +
> > 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
> >
> > diff --git a/drivers/clocksource/timer-davinci.c b/drivers/clocksource/timer-davinci.c
> > index a9ca02390b66..8512f12e250a 100644
> > --- a/drivers/clocksource/timer-davinci.c
> > +++ b/drivers/clocksource/timer-davinci.c
> > @@ -300,6 +300,7 @@ int __init davinci_timer_register(struct clk *clk,
> > "clockevent/tim12", clockevent);
> > if (rv) {
> > pr_err("Unable to request the clockevent interrupt");
> > + kfree(clockevent);
> > return rv;
> > }
> >
> > --
> > 2.20.1
> >
>
> Hi Colin,
>
> I omitted the error checking in this driver on purpose - it doesn't
> make sense as the system won't boot without a timer.

One way to silence these static checker warnings is to use
"GFP_KERNEL | __GFP_NOFAIL".

regards,
dan carpenter

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