Re: [PATCH] fix memory leak in UBI scanning unit
From: Jesper Juhl
Date: Tue Jun 12 2007 - 18:21:55 EST
On 10/05/07, Artem Bityutskiy <dedekind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Thu, 2007-05-10 at 00:26 +0200, Jesper Juhl wrote:Any idea when you'll be merging with Linus?
> In drivers/mtd/ubi/scan.c::paranoid_check_si() there's a memory leak.
> If the call
> err = ubi_io_is_bad(ubi, pnum);
> returns <0, then we'll return with out freeing (and thus leak) buf.
> This patch eliminates the memory leak by freeing buf before returning.
> Problem spotted by the Coverity checker.
It was already reported and fixed in our git tree. But thanks anyway.
I just checked mainline git and the bug is still there :-(
Jesper Juhl <jesper.juhl@xxxxxxxxx>
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