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SubjectRe: [PATCH 7/7] gpio: exar: use devm action for freeing the IDA and drop remove()
On Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 4:02 PM Andy Shevchenko
<andy.shevchenko@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 4:22 PM Bartosz Golaszewski <brgl@bgdev.pl> wrote:
> >
> > From: Bartosz Golaszewski <bgolaszewski@baylibre.com>
> >
> > We can simplify the error path in probe() and drop remove() entirely if
> > we provide a devm action for freeing the device ID.
>
> Always the same question to IDR/IDA users:
> does it guarantee that when the driver is gone the IDR/IDA resources are freed?
>
> (It's not directly related to this patch, though)
>

Yes because there's exactly one ida_free(id) per id = ida_alloc() here.

Bartosz

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