Re: [Cocci] [PATCH 1/1] kprobes: Deletion of an unnecessary check before the function call "module_put"

From: SF Markus Elfring
Date: Sun Nov 16 2014 - 09:26:23 EST

>> diff --git a/kernel/kprobes.c b/kernel/kprobes.c
>> index 3995f54..f1e7d45 100644
>> --- a/kernel/kprobes.c
>> +++ b/kernel/kprobes.c
>> @@ -1527,8 +1527,7 @@ int register_kprobe(struct kprobe *p)
>> out:
>> mutex_unlock(&kprobe_mutex);
>> - if (probed_mod)
>> - module_put(probed_mod);
>> + module_put(probed_mod);
> There is an out label, so please check whether the labels could not be
> better positioned to avoid calling module_put when it is not needed.

I do not see refactoring opportunities around jump labels in this use case
for the implementation of the register_kprobe() function so far because
the mutex_unlock() function must be called.
Would you like to suggest any other source code fine-tuning?

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