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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] perf session: add missing evlist__delete when deleting a session
Em Fri, Jun 25, 2021 at 01:54:03PM +0200, Jiri Olsa escreveu:
> On Thu, Jun 24, 2021 at 10:39:34PM -0700, Ian Rogers wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 24, 2021 at 4:20 PM Riccardo Mancini <rickyman7@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > ASan reports a memory leak caused by evlist not being deleted on exit in
> > > perf-report, perf-script and perf-data.
> > > The problem is caused by evlist->session not being deleted, which is
> > > allocated in perf_session__read_header, called in perf_session__new if
> > > perf_data is in read mode.
> > > In case of write mode, the session->evlist is filled by the caller.
> > > This patch solves the problem by calling evlist__delete in
> > > perf_session__delete if perf_data is in read mode.
>
> ugh, I'm surprised we did not free that.. and can't find
> in git log we ever did ;-) I briefly check commands using
> sessions and looks like it's correct
>
> Acked-by: Jiri Olsa <jolsa@redhat.com>
>
> >
> > Acked-by: Ian Rogers <irogers@google.com>
> >
> > It is messy that in read mode the session owns the evlist, but
> > otherwise not. Imo, it'd be nice to make the ownership unconditional.
>
> yep, would be nice

Thanks, applied.

Riccardo, next time please consider adding a Fixes: tag so that the
stable@kernel.org guys can pick this for stable releases.

- Arnaldo

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