[Uclinux-dist-devel] [PATCH] mtd: Blackfin NFC: fix invalid free in remove()
dedekind1 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 30 11:10:47 EDT 2010
On Mon, 2010-08-30 at 09:32 -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 08:59, Artem Bityutskiy wrote:
> > On Mon, 2010-08-30 at 15:58 +0300, Artem Bityutskiy wrote:
> >> On Sat, 2010-08-28 at 16:42 -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> >> > Since info->mtd isn't dynamically allocated, we shouldn't attempt to
> >> > kfree() it. Otherwise we get random fun corruption when unloading
> >> > the driver built as a module.
> >> >
> >> > Signed-off-by: Mike Frysinger <vapier at gentoo.org>
> >> > ---
> >> > note: this should be merged for 2.6.36 and probably sent to stable trees
> >> You send the same patch 2 times once with this note and the other time
> >> without this note. Which one should be ignored?
> > I guess it is 2.6.36 material. Also, if you want this in -stable, add
> > corresponding CC please.
> once it gets merged, then i can notify the stable guys
AFAIK, this is not the way they prefer to work. The right protocol is
that you add 'Cc: stable at kernel.org' to the commit message, ane they
pick the patch. I might be mistaken, but AFAIK this is the way.
Artem Bityutskiy (Битюцкий Артём)
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