Re: [PATCH] net-scm: Delete an unnecessary check before the function call "kfree"

From: David Miller
Date: Tue Nov 17 2015 - 12:10:28 EST

From: SF Markus Elfring <elfring@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 17 Nov 2015 17:43:35 +0100

> From: Markus Elfring <elfring@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Tue, 17 Nov 2015 17:37:22 +0100
> The kfree() 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>

STOP submitting this crap, NOW!

I told you I won't review nor apply these patches any more.

And ever worse, this one is BUGGY.

We're testing p->fp so we know if we can safely dereference
it or not.

You're adding an OOPS to the kernel.

This is why these mindless mechanical transformations are not
only often a waste of time, they are dangerous as well.

I am silently rejecting from patchwork, immediately, any and all
patches you submit of this nature.
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