[PATCH] physmap: Fix leak of memory returned by parse_mtd_partitions
vapier.adi at gmail.com
Wed Nov 12 11:08:00 EST 2008
On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 10:55, Atsushi Nemoto wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Nov 2008 23:57:33 +0900 (JST), Atsushi Nemoto wrote:
>> The mtd partition parser returns an allocated pointer array of
>> mtd_partition. The caller must free it. The array is used only for
>> add_mtd_partitions(), so free it just after the call.
>> Signed-off-by: Atsushi Nemoto <anemo at mba.ocn.ne.jp>
>> drivers/mtd/maps/physmap.c | 17 ++++++++---------
>> 1 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)
> And many other callers of parse_mtd_partitions() also do not free the
> returned memory. With a quick look, 21 of 36 have same defect.
i wonder why we duplicate this same code block in so many places. and
why does every driver have to declare its own list of parsers ? cant
we unify all of these in one place ?
i can fix this one if no one else gets to it
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