On Sat, Oct 14, 2023 at 12:20 AM Dan Williams <dan.j.willi...@intel.com> wrote:
> Wilczynski, Michal wrote:


> "The new cleanup.h facilities that arrived in v6.5-rc1 can replace the
> the usage of devm semantics in acpi_nfit_init_interleave_set(). That
> routine appears to only be using devm to avoid goto statements. The new
> __free() annotation at variable declaration time can achieve the same
> effect more efficiently.
> There is no end user visible side effects of this patch, I was motivated
> to send this cleanup to practice using the new helpers."

The end-user side effect (educational and not run-time) is that: "One
should really be careful about the scope of the devm_*() APIs and use
of them just for the sake of the RAII replacement is not the best
idea, while code is still working. Hence it gives a better example for
whoever tries to use this code for educational purposes."

With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko

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