Re: [PATCH] Fix a memory leak in scsi_host_dev_release()

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Fri Nov 20 2015 - 06:52:24 EST

Hi Bart,

the memory leak looks real, and your fix looks corret, but I still
don't like it.

I think it's reasonable for SCSI to assume that the final put_device
fully frees the struct device including the name pointer that is
assigned entirely behind the back of the caller.

So I think the fix for this probably should be in the driver core.
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