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SubjectRe: [PATCH] backlight: replace kfree with put_device
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On Friday, February 07, 2014 5:43 PM, Levente Kurusa wrote:
>
> As per the comments on device_register, we shouldn't call kfree()
> right after a device_register() failure. Instead call put_device(),
> which in turn will call bl_device_release resulting in a kfree to the
> full structure.
>
> Signed-off-by: Levente Kurusa <levex@linux.com>

(+cc Bryan Wu, Lee Jones)

Acked-by: Jingoo Han <jg1.han@samsung.com>

Best regards,
Jingoo Han

> ---
> drivers/video/backlight/backlight.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/video/backlight/backlight.c b/drivers/video/backlight/backlight.c
> index 5d05555..20b276e 100644
> --- a/drivers/video/backlight/backlight.c
> +++ b/drivers/video/backlight/backlight.c
> @@ -333,7 +333,7 @@ struct backlight_device *backlight_device_register(const char *name,
>
> rc = device_register(&new_bd->dev);
> if (rc) {
> - kfree(new_bd);
> + put_device(&new_bd->dev);
> return ERR_PTR(rc);
> }
>
> --
> 1.8.3.1



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