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From: Stephen Boyd <>
To: Dmitry Baryshkov <>
Cc: Andy Gross <>,
	Bjorn Andersson <>,
	Michael Turquette <>,
	"open list:COMMON CLK FRAMEWORK <>,
	 freedreno <>,
	Rob Clark  <>,
	Daniel Palmer" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] clk: fixed: fix double free in resource managed fixed-factor clock
Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 00:32:21 -0700
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Quoting Dmitry Baryshkov (2021-04-07 17:52:01)
> Short story: no other patches needed.
> Long story:
> I've checked the rest of devres allocations in clk subsystem.
> Interesting, they use a bit different pattern: they devres_alloc a
> pointer to the clock, then they fill the pointer with the new clock
> data. The release callback would (correctly) free the clock pointer by
> the devres and then devres code would kfree the devres data (clock
> pointer).
> The fixed-factor is unique in this area, because it devres_alloc's a
> clock instance (rather than the pointer) and then fills it, so it
> should not be freed in the release callback (only unregistered) with
> the devres code kfreeing() the instance itself.

Cool thanks for checking. Maybe we should change those other callers in
clk directory to devres alloc the container structure instead of a
pointer. Then we avoid the double allocation. Glad it's not a critical
fix though.

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Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-06 23:06 Dmitry Baryshkov
2021-04-07  9:00 ` Dmitry Baryshkov
2021-04-07 11:38 ` Daniel Palmer
2021-04-07 22:41 ` Stephen Boyd
2021-04-07 22:57   ` Dmitry Baryshkov
     [not found]     ` <>
2021-04-08  0:52       ` Dmitry Baryshkov
2021-04-08  7:32         ` Stephen Boyd [this message]
2021-04-07 23:01 ` Stephen Boyd

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