Re: [PATCH] cfg80211: clear cfg80211_inform_bss() from kmemleakreports

From: Luis R. Rodriguez
Date: Thu Sep 03 2009 - 16:43:27 EST

On Thu, Sep 03, 2009 at 11:17:17AM -0700, Johannes Berg wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-09-03 at 11:13 -0700, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
> > What I meant is it gobbles it up and spits another thing out. When it
> > gobbles it up the routine then uses kref_put().
> >
> > > Why can it not track this?
> >
> > It probably can, just not sure if it follows kref_put(), I was under
> > the impression here it doesn't and because of it we were getting false
> > positives. Catalin, can you confirm?
> Ah I'd think that if it can't track it then that's because we use a
> pointer to the middle of the struct to keep track of it much of the
> time.

So you agree with the patch but not the commit log entry?

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at