Re: [PATCH V2 1/6] PM / OPP: Free resources and properly return error on failure

From: Dan Carpenter
Date: Wed Aug 12 2015 - 04:12:20 EST

On Wed, Aug 12, 2015 at 12:13:09PM +0530, Viresh Kumar wrote:
> > If the first call to _opp_add_static_v2() fails we call
> > of_free_opp_table() and you say that triggers a WARN().
> No it doesn't.
> So, coming back to the point you made about freeing table on !count,
> because there were no nodes present in the DT opp table, we have never
> tried to add any OPPs. And so there is no need to call
> of_free_opp_table() in that case.
> Do you still think the current code is wrong ?

If it doesn't WARN() then it's not buggy, but it's still ugly. We
should not call of_free_opp_table() because we *tried* to add an OPP, we
should only call it if we *succeeded*.

The way the code is written and from your emails I was afraid that if
you tried to call _opp_add_static_v2() and it fails then it leaves
artifacts lying around that need to be cleaned up by the caller. This
would be the ugliest scenario. But I looked at _opp_add_static_v2()
and looks fine. It cleans up properly on failure. We only need to
clean up if it succeeds.

dan carpenter
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