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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v3 for-2.13] vfio-ccw: introduce vfio_ccw_get_de

From: Cornelia Huck
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v3 for-2.13] vfio-ccw: introduce vfio_ccw_get_device()
Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2018 11:21:34 +0200

On Mon, 09 Apr 2018 12:15:10 +0200
Greg Kurz <address@hidden> wrote:

> A recent patch fixed leaks of the dynamically allocated vcdev->vdev.name
> field in vfio_ccw_realize(), but we now have three freeing sites for it.
> This is unfortunate and seems to indicate something is wrong with its
> life cycle.
> The root issue is that vcdev->vdev.name is set before vfio_get_device()
> is called, which theoretically prevents to call vfio_put_device() to
> do the freeing. Well actually, we could call it anyway  because
> vfio_put_base_device() is a nop if the device isn't attached, but this
> would be confusing.
> This patch hence moves all the logic of attaching the device, including
> the "already attached" check, to a separate vfio_ccw_get_device() function,
> counterpart of vfio_put_device(). While here, vfio_put_device() is renamed
> to vfio_ccw_put_device() for consistency.
> Based-on: <address@hidden>
> Signed-off-by: Greg Kurz <address@hidden>
> ---
> v3: - make vfio_ccw_get_device() void and check err in caller
> ---
>  hw/vfio/ccw.c |   56 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--------------------
>  1 file changed, 36 insertions(+), 20 deletions(-)

Thanks, applied.

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