Re: [patch] tty: handle NULL parameters in free_tty_struct()

From: Jiri Slaby
Date: Fri Jul 20 2012 - 17:32:29 EST

On 07/20/2012 11:48 AM, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Jul 2012 10:06:34 +0300
> Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> We sometimes pass NULL pointers to free_tty_struct(). One example where
>> it can happen is in the error handling code in pty_common_install().
>> Signed-off-by: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Acked-by: Alan Cox <alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> We probably shouldn't be passing NULLs there but making
> free_tty_struct(NULL) a no-op matches the kfree and other behaviours and
> is robust.

Yes, this was unintended. Good catch, Dan.

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