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SubjectRe: [PATCH] xen/blkback: prevent repeated backend_changed invocations
On Wed, Dec 12, Jan Beulich wrote:

> >>> On 11.12.12 at 21:50, Olaf Hering <> wrote:
> > backend_changed might be called multiple times, which will leak
> > be->mode. Make sure it will be called only once. Remove some unneeded
> > checks. Also the be->mode string was leaked, release the memory on
> > device shutdown.
> So did I miss some discussion here? I haven't seen any
> confirmation of this function indeed being supposed to be called
> just once.
> Also, as said previously, if indeed it is to be called just once,
> removing the watch during/after the first invocation would seem
> to be the more appropriate thing to do.

Does the API allow this, that the called function can disable the watch?


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