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SubjectRe: [PATCH] staging: r8188eu: replace rtw_malloc() with it's definition
On Sat, Sep 14, 2019 at 06:18:03PM +0300, Ivan Safonov wrote:
> On 9/10/19 2:59 PM, Dan Carpenter wrote:
> > On Sun, Sep 08, 2019 at 12:00:26PM +0300, Ivan Safonov wrote >> rtw_malloc prevents the use of kmemdup/kzalloc and others.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Ivan Safonov <insafonov@gmail.com>
> > > ---
> > > drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/core/rtw_ap.c | 4 ++--
> > > drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/core/rtw_mlme_ext.c | 2 +-
> > > .../staging/rtl8188eu/include/osdep_service.h | 3 ---
> > > drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/os_dep/ioctl_linux.c | 18 +++++++++---------
> > > drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/os_dep/mlme_linux.c | 2 +-
> > > .../staging/rtl8188eu/os_dep/osdep_service.c | 7 +------
> > > 6 files changed, 14 insertions(+), 22 deletions(-)
> > >
> > > diff --git a/drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/core/rtw_ap.c b/drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/core/rtw_ap.c
> > > index 51a5b71f8c25..c9c57379b7a2 100644
> > > --- a/drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/core/rtw_ap.c
> > > +++ b/drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/core/rtw_ap.c
> > > @@ -104,7 +104,7 @@ static void update_BCNTIM(struct adapter *padapter)
> > > }
> > > if (remainder_ielen > 0) {
> > > - pbackup_remainder_ie = rtw_malloc(remainder_ielen);
> > > + pbackup_remainder_ie = kmalloc(remainder_ielen, in_interrupt() ? GFP_ATOMIC : GFP_KERNEL);
> > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > This stuff isn't right. It really should be checking if spinlocks are
> > held or IRQs are disabled. And the only way to do that is by auditing
> > the callers.
> I hope to make these changes later as separate independent patches.
> This patch do only one thing - remove rtw_malloc().

No, just do that in one step.

regards,
dan carpenter

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