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Date:	Fri, 26 Aug 2011 12:19:31 +0300
From:	Dan Carpenter <>
To:	Theodore Ts'o <>
Cc:	"open list:JOURNALLING LAYER..." <>,
Subject: [patch 1/2] jbd2: remove an unneeded NULL check

We dereference "transaction" at the start of the function so the NULL
check isn't needed here.  It's not harmful, but it silences a static
checker warning when we remove this.

Signed-off-by: Dan Carpenter <>

diff --git a/fs/jbd2/transaction.c b/fs/jbd2/transaction.c
index a242f6f..8d7013c 100644
--- a/fs/jbd2/transaction.c
+++ b/fs/jbd2/transaction.c
@@ -1143,8 +1143,7 @@ int jbd2_journal_dirty_metadata(handle_t *handle, struct buffer_head *bh)
 			       jh->b_next_transaction ?
 			         jh->b_next_transaction->t_tid : 0,
-			       transaction,
-			       transaction ? transaction->t_tid : 0);
+			       transaction, transaction->t_tid);
 		/* And this case is illegal: we can't reuse another
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