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* Re: [PATCH] drm/amdkfd: Fix memory leaks according to error branches
@ 2020-06-19 12:15 Markus Elfring
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From: Markus Elfring @ 2020-06-19 12:15 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Bernard Zhao, amd-gfx, dri-devel
  Cc: opensource.kernel, Daniel Vetter, David Airlie, Kangjie Lu,
	Felix Kühling, kernel-janitors, linux-kernel,
	Navid Emamdoost, Qiushi Wu, Aditya Pakki, Alex Deucher,
	Christian König

> The function kobject_init_and_add alloc memory like:
> kobject_init_and_add->kobject_add_varg->kobject_set_name_vargs
> ->kvasprintf_const->kstrdup_const->kstrdup->kmalloc_track_caller
> ->kmalloc_slab, in err branch this memory not free. If use
> kmemleak, this path maybe catched.
> These changes are to add kobject_put in kobject_init_and_add
> failed branch, fix potential memleak.

I suggest to improve this change description.

* Can an other wording variant be nicer?

* Will the tag “Fixes” become helpful?


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