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SubjectRe: [PATCH v8 08/10] drivers: qcom: rpmh: allow requests to be sent asynchronously

On Wed, May 9, 2018 at 10:01 AM, Lina Iyer <> wrote:
> /**
> @@ -137,6 +140,8 @@ void rpmh_tx_done(const struct tcs_request *msg, int r)
> dev_err(rpm_msg->dev, "RPMH TX fail in msg addr=%#x, err=%d\n",
> rpm_msg->msg.cmds[0].addr, r);
> + kfree(rpm_msg->free);
> +

The way the code is written makes it seem like you could free memory
_and_ have a completion but you can't. Specifically:

* The only plausible thing that "rpm_msg->free" could point to is "rpm_msg".

* The complete(compl) would then be accessing freed memory.

I believe the kfree() should be at the end of the function.
Personally I'd make it more obvious that this is just a boolean value
and change to:

if (rpm_msg->needs_free)

...then the reader of the code doesn't need to go figure out what
you're trying to free.


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