Re: [PATCH] drm/qxl: fix a memory leak bug
From: Gerd Hoffmann
Date: Tue Aug 20 2019 - 02:57:27 EST
On Mon, Aug 19, 2019 at 01:08:18PM -0500, Wenwen Wang wrote:
> In qxl_bo_create(), the temporary 'bo' is allocated through kzalloc().
> However, it is not deallocated in the following execution if ttm_bo_init()
> fails, leading to a memory leak bug. To fix this issue, free 'bo' before
> returning the error.
No. ttm_bo_init() calls the destroy callback (qxl_ttm_bo_destroy for
qxl) on failure, which will properly cleanup 'bo' and also free it.