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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/1] devpts: use dynamic_dname() to generate proc name
Linus Torvalds <> writes:

> On Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 3:46 PM, Eric W. Biederman
> <> wrote:
>>> tty->link->driver_data = pts_path;
>>> retval = ptm_driver->ops->open(tty, filp);
>> ^^^^^^^
>> If this open fails the code jumps to err_put_path which falls
>> through into out_put_fsi.
> No it doesn't.
> err_path_put falls through to err_release, but that then does a
> "return retval;". It doesn't get to out_put_fsi.

*Blink* You are right I missed that.

In which case I am concerned about failures that make it to err_release.
Unless I am missing something (again) failures that jump to err_release
won't call mntput and will result in a mnt leak.

> Now, I _do_ want people to check the release path, but I don't think
> this was it. Or am I blind and missing something?


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