Re: [PATCH v2 1/5] kunit: string-stream: Simplify resource use
From: Brendan Higgins
Date: Wed Oct 05 2022 - 16:29:16 EST
On Fri, Jul 22, 2022 at 1:15 PM 'Daniel Latypov' via KUnit Development
> From: David Gow <davidgow@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Currently, KUnit's string streams are themselves "KUnit resources".
> This is redundant since the stream itself is already allocated with
> kunit_kzalloc() and will thus be freed automatically at the end of the
> string-stream is only used internally within KUnit, and isn't using the
> extra features that resources provide like reference counting, being
> able to locate them dynamically as "test-local variables", etc.
> Indeed, the resource's refcount is never incremented when the
> pointer is returned. The fact that it's always manually destroyed is
> more evidence that the reference counting is unused.
> Signed-off-by: David Gow <davidgow@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Daniel Latypov <dlatypov@xxxxxxxxxx>
Reviewed-by: Brendan Higgins <brendanhiggins@xxxxxxxxxx>