[PATCH v2 1/2] kernel-trace: Deletion of an unnecessary check before the function call "iput"

From: SF Markus Elfring
Date: Sun Nov 16 2014 - 14:18:33 EST

From: Markus Elfring <elfring@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 16 Nov 2014 14:46:28 +0100

The iput() 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>
kernel/trace/trace_uprobe.c | 3 +--
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/kernel/trace/trace_uprobe.c b/kernel/trace/trace_uprobe.c
index 33ff6a2..ec002c0 100644
--- a/kernel/trace/trace_uprobe.c
+++ b/kernel/trace/trace_uprobe.c
@@ -552,8 +552,7 @@ error:
return ret;

- if (inode)
- iput(inode);
+ iput(inode);

pr_info("Failed to parse address or file.\n");


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