Re: [PATCH 1/5] HID: hid-multitouch: fix wrong protocol detection

From: Henrik Rydberg
Date: Wed May 09 2012 - 15:51:15 EST

> > Why not skip the pointer here?
> well, the idea was to keep the memory footprint low. As these values
> are only needed at init, then I freed them once I finished using them.
> I can of course skip the pointer, but in that case, wouldn't the
> struct declaration be worthless?

My bad, I misread the placement of the free() statement. I was also
concerned about memory, since HID is big enough a memory hog as it
is. Barring the added complexity of this patch, it now makes more

Acked-by: Henrik Rydberg <rydberg@xxxxxxxxxxx>

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