Re: [patch, 2.5] vmalloc.c error path fixes

From: Christoph Hellwig (
Date: Fri Aug 23 2002 - 14:11:33 EST

On Tue, Aug 20, 2002 at 11:35:33AM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > of the diff fix a spinlock being held if an error occurs in
> > map_vm_area, and the last part fixes the error path of __vmalloc.
> Certainly agree on the first chunk. Listen to the old guy: "Thou
> shalt not have more than one return statement per function".
> Second chunk looks good too, but perhaps there's another way of doing
> it. The 2.5.31 code just tossed it all at vfree. Perhaps hch can
> comment?

The code looks fine - I missed that error checking. A little nitpick:
either remove the comment inn the last chunk as it's obvious what we
are doing or at least make it fit an ansi terminal.
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