Re: [PATCH] mempolicy: fix dangling reference to tmpfs superblockmpol

From: Dan Carpenter
Date: Tue Jun 15 2010 - 15:12:12 EST

On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 01:47:17PM -0400, Lee Schermerhorn wrote:
> Against 2.6.35-rc1+
> My patch to "Factor out duplicate put/frees in mpol_shared_policy_init()
> to a common return path"; and Dan Carpenter's fix thereto both left a
> dangling reference to the incoming tmpfs superblock mempolicy structure.
> A similar leak was introduced earlier when the nodemask was moved offstack
> to the scratch area despite the note in the comment block regarding the
> incoming ref.

Yup. You're right.

Acked-by: Dan Carpenter <error27@xxxxxxxxx>

dan carpenter
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