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[4/8] input: Remove OOM message after input_allocate_device

Message ID 1382642425.22433.79.camel@joe-AO722
State New, archived
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Joe Perches Oct. 24, 2013, 7:20 p.m. UTC
On Thu, 2013-10-24 at 12:10 -0700, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 11:45:39AM -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> > On Thu, 2013-10-24 at 11:37 -0700, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> > > Hi Joe,
> > > 
> > > On Wed, Oct 23, 2013 at 12:14:50PM -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> > > > Emitting an OOM message isn't necessary after input_allocate_device
> > > > as there's a generic OOM and a dump_stack already done.
> > > 
> > > No, please don't. The kzalloc may get changed in the future to not dump
> > > stack (that was added originally because not everyone was handling OOM
> > > properly, right?), input core might get changed to use something else
> > > than kzalloc, etc, etc.
> > > 
> > > The majority of errors use dev_err so we also get idea what device
> > > failed (if there are several), and more.
> > 
> > I think that's not valuable as input_allocate_device already has
> > dozens of locations that don't emit a specific OOM and centralizing
> > the location for any generic message would work anyway.
> 
> Not having diagnostic messages in some of the drivers is hardly a
> justification to remove them from everywhere else.

But standardization is.

If a diagnostic message is really desired
without the already existing dump_stack(),
it's a small matter of adding something like:

 drivers/input/input.c | 26 +++++++++++++++-----------
 1 file changed, 15 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)




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Patch

diff --git a/drivers/input/input.c b/drivers/input/input.c
index c044699..98570c2 100644
--- a/drivers/input/input.c
+++ b/drivers/input/input.c
@@ -1736,19 +1736,23 @@  struct input_dev *input_allocate_device(void)
 {
 	struct input_dev *dev;
 
-	dev = kzalloc(sizeof(struct input_dev), GFP_KERNEL);
-	if (dev) {
-		dev->dev.type = &input_dev_type;
-		dev->dev.class = &input_class;
-		device_initialize(&dev->dev);
-		mutex_init(&dev->mutex);
-		spin_lock_init(&dev->event_lock);
-		INIT_LIST_HEAD(&dev->h_list);
-		INIT_LIST_HEAD(&dev->node);
-
-		__module_get(THIS_MODULE);
+	dev = kzalloc(sizeof(struct input_dev), GFP_KERNEL | __GFP_NOWARN);
+	if (!dev) {
+		pr_err("%pf: input_allocate_device failed\n",
+		       __builtin_return_address(1));
+		return NULL;
 	}
 
+	dev->dev.type = &input_dev_type;
+	dev->dev.class = &input_class;
+	device_initialize(&dev->dev);
+	mutex_init(&dev->mutex);
+	spin_lock_init(&dev->event_lock);
+	INIT_LIST_HEAD(&dev->h_list);
+	INIT_LIST_HEAD(&dev->node);
+
+	__module_get(THIS_MODULE);
+
 	return dev;
 }
 EXPORT_SYMBOL(input_allocate_device);