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SubjectRe: [PATCH] gpiolib: fix freeing of descriptors on error
Hi Jim

I have sent an identical patch 3 hours before you [1] ;)
Seems that we are working on the same stuff.

Cheers

[1] https://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-gpio/msg32541.html

On Thu, Sep 13, 2018 at 6:42 PM Jim Paris <jim@jtan.com> wrote:
>
> When the main loop in linehandle_create() encounters an error, it
> fails to free one of the previously-requested GPIO descriptors.
> This renders the unfreed GPIO unusable until reboot, and leaves
> its label pointing to free'd kernel memory.
>
> Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
> Fixes: ab3dbcf78f60 ("gpioib: do not free unrequested descriptors")
> Signed-off-by: Jim Paris <jim@jtan.com>
> ---
> drivers/gpio/gpiolib.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpiolib.c b/drivers/gpio/gpiolib.c
> index e8f8a1999393..a57300c1d649 100644
> --- a/drivers/gpio/gpiolib.c
> +++ b/drivers/gpio/gpiolib.c
> @@ -571,7 +571,7 @@ static int linehandle_create(struct gpio_device *gdev, void __user *ip)
> if (ret)
> goto out_free_descs;
> lh->descs[i] = desc;
> - count = i;
> + count = i + 1;
>
> if (lflags & GPIOHANDLE_REQUEST_ACTIVE_LOW)
> set_bit(FLAG_ACTIVE_LOW, &desc->flags);
> --
> 2.18.0
>


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Ricardo Ribalda

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