[alsa-devel] [PATCH] sound/soc/mxs/mxs-saif.c: use devm_ functions

Julia Lawall julia.lawall at lip6.fr
Thu Feb 9 19:45:41 CET 2012

On Thu, 9 Feb 2012, Dong Aisheng-B29396 wrote:

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Julia Lawall [mailto:Julia.Lawall at lip6.fr]
>> Sent: Wednesday, February 08, 2012 9:14 AM
>> To: Liam Girdwood
>> Cc: kernel-janitors at vger.kernel.org; Mark Brown; Jaroslav Kysela; Takashi Iwai;
>> alsa-devel at alsa-project.org; linux-kernel at vger.kernel.org; Dong Aisheng-B29396
>> Subject: [PATCH] sound/soc/mxs/mxs-saif.c: use devm_ functions
>> Importance: High
>> From: Julia Lawall <Julia.Lawall at lip6.fr>
>> The various devm_ functions allocate memory that is released when a driver
>> detaches.  This patch uses these functions for data that is allocated in the
>> probe function of a platform device and is only freed in the remove function.
>> Signed-off-by: Julia Lawall <Julia.Lawall at lip6.fr>
>> ---
>> patch against git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/broonie/sound.git
> I still failed to apply against for-3.4 branch.
> Can you switch to for-3.4 branch and then re-generate the patch based on it?



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