Re: [PATCH RFC] mfd: Stop setting refcounting pointers in originalmfd_cell arrays

From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Tue Oct 29 2013 - 10:48:12 EST

On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 10:03 AM, Geert Uytterhoeven
<geert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Note that there's another issue in mfd_add_devices(): if the first call to
> mfd_add_device() fails, the array of atomic_t objects will never be freed,
> as no child devices have been registered to the parent yet, and thus
> mfd_remove_devices() won't find anything to remove nor free.

This was actually not that difficult to fix, so I've just sent out a patch.



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