Re: [PATCH] Don't leak 'old_class_name' indrivers/base/core.c::device_rename()

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Fri Sep 29 2006 - 04:49:19 EST

On Fri, 29 Sep 2006 10:13:27 +0200
Cornelia Huck <cornelia.huck@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Thu, 28 Sep 2006 23:56:01 +0200,
> Jesper Juhl <jesper.juhl@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > If kmalloc() fails to allocate space for 'old_symlink_name' in
> > drivers/base/core.c::device_rename(), then we'll leak 'old_class_name'.
> driver-core-fixes-check-for-return-value-of-sysfs_create_link.patch (in
> -mm) already fixes this (amongst other things).

I noticed ;)

Greg, I fixed up the rejects this caued to
driver-core-fixes-check-for-return-value-of-sysfs_create_link.patch so you
might as well hang onto this patch. Will include Cornelia's patch in the next
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