Re: [alsa-devel] [PATCH] ASoC: Intel: fix ifnullfree.cocci warnings

From: Mark Brown
Date: Mon Apr 13 2015 - 06:38:49 EST

On Mon, Apr 13, 2015 at 09:03:39AM +0800, Jin, Yao wrote:
> The NULL check here is to proivde the protection for current code and
> future potential code. It's possible that in future some code may
> change the pointer ipc->msg and the author may miss the kfree here.

That's not the point - the point is that if it's ever valid to call
kfree() then passing a null pointer in is fine.

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