Re: [PATCH 3.4 088/125] ser_gigaset: fix deallocation of platform device structure

From: Zefan Li
Date: Thu Oct 13 2016 - 04:52:00 EST

On 2016/10/13 16:11, Paul Bolle wrote:
> On Thu, 2016-10-13 at 10:52 +0800, Zefan Li wrote:
>> On 2016/10/12 20:52, Paul Bolle wrote:
>>> There has been a follow up for this fix. I'll have to dive into my
>>> archive to see why that was needed.
>>> It was complicated, because there has been a short period in which this
>>> fix was correct. Something like that, I'm speaking from memory.
>>> (Perhaps Tilman's memory is less imperfect.)
>>> I'll try get back to this shortly (in a day or so).
>> Thanks for looking into this.
> So what I think you also need _on top of_ this patch:
> - commit 8aeb3c3d655e ("ser_gigaset: remove unnecessary kfree() calls
> from release method"), for context changes; and
> - commit 8d2c3ab44456 ("ser_gigaset: use container_of() instead of
> detour"), the proper fix.
> I could not get v3.4 to build _at all_ on my current Fedora 24 machine.
> (v3.4 was probably released when Fedora 16 was still shiny and new.)
> Lack of coffee? So I've only visually inspected these three commits on
> top of v3.4.112. Is that acceptable to you?

Yeah, I'll take it from here. Thanks!