[PATCH 1/1] net: pktgen: Deletion of an unnecessary check before the function call "proc_remove"

From: SF Markus Elfring
Date: Tue Nov 18 2014 - 14:16:25 EST

From: Markus Elfring <elfring@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:10:34 +0100

The proc_remove() function tests whether its argument is NULL and then
returns immediately. Thus the test around the call is not needed.

This issue was detected by using the Coccinelle software.

Signed-off-by: Markus Elfring <elfring@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
net/core/pktgen.c | 3 +--
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/net/core/pktgen.c b/net/core/pktgen.c
index 8b849dd..35046a8 100644
--- a/net/core/pktgen.c
+++ b/net/core/pktgen.c
@@ -3698,8 +3698,7 @@ static int pktgen_remove_device(struct pktgen_thread *t,
/* Remove proc before if_list entry, because add_device uses
* list to determine if interface already exist, avoid race
* with proc_create_data() */
- if (pkt_dev->entry)
- proc_remove(pkt_dev->entry);
+ proc_remove(pkt_dev->entry);

/* And update the thread if_list */
_rem_dev_from_if_list(t, pkt_dev);

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