[PATCH] regulator: remove unnecessary of_node_get() to parent

Axel Lin axel.lin at ingics.com
Wed Sep 10 02:51:00 PDT 2014

2014-09-10 17:23 GMT+08:00 Guodong Xu <guodong.xu at linaro.org>:
> On 09/10/2014 12:23 PM, Axel Lin wrote:
>> 2014-09-10 12:20 GMT+08:00 Axel Lin <axel.lin at ingics.com>:
>>> 2014-09-10 11:50 GMT+08:00 Guodong Xu <guodong.xu at linaro.org>:
>>>> These of_node_get() were added to balance refcount decrements inside of
>>>> of_find_node_by_name().
>>>> See: commit c92f5dd2c42f ("regulator: Add missing of_node_put()")
>>>> However of_find_node_by_name() was then replaced by of_get_child_by_name(),
>>>> which doesn't call of_node_put() against its input parameter.
>>>> So, need to remove these unnecessary of_node_get() calls.
>>> The of_node_get() and of_node_put() is a pair.
>>> You need to either keep both or remove both.
>>> BTW,
>>> I think either the comment of of_get_child_by_name() needs fix or the
>>> implementation
>>> needs fix. The implementation does not increment refcount.
>> Ah, I see the of_node_get() and of_node_put() in __of_get_next_child.
>> So of_get_child_by_name() is correct.(both comment and implementation)
> That's right. You only need to call of_node_put() once on the node
> of_get_child_by_name() returns. That's why I submit this patch to remove
> of_node_get() _before_ calling to of_get_child_by_name().

Reviewed-by: Axel Lin <axel.lin at ingics.com>


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