Re: [PATCH] staging: greybus: audio_helper: remove unused and wrong debugfs usage

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On Fri, Sep 02, 2022 at 04:37:15PM +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> In the greybus audio_helper code, the debugfs file for the dapm has the
> potential to be removed and memory will be leaked.  There is also the
> very real potential for this code to remove ALL debugfs entries from the
> system, and it seems like this is what will really happen if this code
> ever runs.  This all is very wrong as the greybus audio driver did not
> create this debugfs file, the sound core did and controls the lifespan
> of it.

Yeah, this looks very broken indeed.

> So remove all of the debugfs logic from the audio_helper code as there's
> no way it could be correct.  If this really is needed, it can come back
> with a fixup for the incorrect usage of the debugfs_lookup() call which
> is what caused this to be noticed at all.

> Cc: Johan Hovold <johan@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Alex Elder <elder@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: greybus-dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Cc: linux-staging@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Cc: stable <stable@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

I know this has already been applied, but still:

Acked-by: Johan Hovold <johan@xxxxxxxxxx>
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