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Date:   Tue, 14 Feb 2023 01:28:54 +0530
From:   Ojaswin Mujoo <ojaswin@...ux.ibm.com>
To:     Kemeng Shi <shikemeng@...weicloud.com>
Cc:     tytso@....edu, adilger.kernel@...ger.ca, jack@...e.cz,
        linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 18/21] ext4: remove unnecessary goto in
 ext4_mb_mark_diskspace_used

On Fri, Feb 10, 2023 at 03:48:22AM +0800, Kemeng Shi wrote:
> When ext4_read_block_bitmap fails, we can return PTR_ERR(bitmap_bh) to
> remove unnecessary NULL check of bitmap_bh.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Kemeng Shi <shikemeng@...weicloud.com>
> ---
>  fs/ext4/mballoc.c | 4 +---
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 3 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/fs/ext4/mballoc.c b/fs/ext4/mballoc.c
> index f9fc461b633f..7d6991af50d8 100644
> --- a/fs/ext4/mballoc.c
> +++ b/fs/ext4/mballoc.c
> @@ -3739,9 +3739,7 @@ ext4_mb_mark_diskspace_used(struct ext4_allocation_context *ac,
>  
>  	bitmap_bh = ext4_read_block_bitmap(sb, ac->ac_b_ex.fe_group);
>  	if (IS_ERR(bitmap_bh)) {
> -		err = PTR_ERR(bitmap_bh);
> -		bitmap_bh = NULL;

It's probably trivial but the fact that we no longer have `bitmap_bh =
NULL` is making me a bit paranoid. Although I think it should be
okay but maybe someone else can help double check this :)

> -		goto out_err;
> +		return PTR_ERR(bitmap_bh);
>  	}
>  
>  	BUFFER_TRACE(bitmap_bh, "getting write access");
> -- 
> 2.30.0
> 

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