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SubjectRe: [PATCH V1] pinctrl:pxa:pinctrl-pxa2xx:- No need of devm functions
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On 08/12/16 14:35, Arvind Yadav wrote:
> In functions pxa2xx_build_functions, the memory allocated for
> 'functions' is live within the function only. After the
> allocation it is immediately freed with devm_kfree. There is
> no need to allocate memory for 'functions' with devm function
> so replace devm_kcalloc with kcalloc and devm_kfree with kfree.
>
> Signed-off-by: Arvind Yadav <arvind.yadav.cs@gmail.com>
> ---
> drivers/pinctrl/pxa/pinctrl-pxa2xx.c | 8 +++++---
> 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/pinctrl/pxa/pinctrl-pxa2xx.c b/drivers/pinctrl/pxa/pinctrl-pxa2xx.c
> index 866aa3c..47b8e3a 100644
> --- a/drivers/pinctrl/pxa/pinctrl-pxa2xx.c
> +++ b/drivers/pinctrl/pxa/pinctrl-pxa2xx.c
> @@ -277,7 +277,7 @@ static int pxa2xx_build_functions(struct pxa_pinctrl *pctl)
> * alternate function, 6 * npins is an absolute high limit of the number
> * of functions.
> */
> - functions = devm_kcalloc(pctl->dev, pctl->npins * 6,
> + functions = kcalloc(pctl->npins * 6,
> sizeof(*functions), GFP_KERNEL);

AFAICS, this is allocating a mere 72 bytes. Why not just declare

struct pxa_pinctrl_function functions[6] = {0};

locally and save *all* the bother?

Robin.

> if (!functions)
> return -ENOMEM;
> @@ -289,10 +289,12 @@ static int pxa2xx_build_functions(struct pxa_pinctrl *pctl)
> pctl->functions = devm_kmemdup(pctl->dev, functions,
> pctl->nfuncs * sizeof(*functions),
> GFP_KERNEL);
> - if (!pctl->functions)
> + if (!pctl->functions) {
> + kfree(functions);
> return -ENOMEM;
> + }
>
> - devm_kfree(pctl->dev, functions);
> + kfree(functions);
> return 0;
> }
>
>

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