Re: [PATCH v1.3 2/4] key: add tpm_send command

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On Fri, 2010-11-12 at 14:11 +0000, David Howells wrote:
> Mimi Zohar <zohar@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > > +	module_put(chip->dev->driver->owner);
> > > 
> > > Where's the corresponding module_get()?  I suspect this should be wrapped to
> > > match tpm_chip_find_get().
> > > 
> > > David
> > 
> > The module_get() is in tpm_chip_find_get(), which is just a helper.
> > (It's used this way throughout tpm.c)
> I'd make a function tpm_chip_find_put() just to wrap module_put() and then
> place it with tpm_chip_find_get() in the sources.  That makes it easier to see
> what's going on.

Or alternately rename the helper to tpm_chip_find_and_module_get()?
In either case, this is really up to Rajiv (the maintainer for tpm.c
who has already acked this patch), as this usage already appears in
other places in tpm.c. There would have to be a separate patch fixing
this for all of the instances. Rajiv, your thoughts?

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