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SubjectRe: [PATCH v8 03/21] auxdisplay: img-ascii-lcd: Fix lock-up when displaying empty string
Hi Miguel,

On Tue, Oct 19, 2021 at 11:09 PM Miguel Ojeda
<miguel.ojeda.sandonis@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 19, 2021 at 10:50 PM Miguel Ojeda
> <miguel.ojeda.sandonis@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Unrelated to this patch (and no need to change it), but we could
> > remove the conditional guarding the devm_kfree below to match this
> > one.
>
> Yeah, you did it when moving the code later on -- I guess we could
> have done it before too, to match, like the sysfs_emit change does it
> before, but it is not that important.

As this patch fixes a DoS that can be triggered from userspace,
I wanted it to be a fix as small and concise as possible.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

Geert

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-- Linus Torvalds

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