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Date:   Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:35:17 -0800
From:   Santosh Shilimkar <>
To:     kbuild test robot <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] RDS: IB: fix ifnullfree.cocci warnings

On 2/23/2017 4:47 AM, kbuild test robot wrote:
> net/rds/ib.c:115:2-7: WARNING: NULL check before freeing functions like kfree, debugfs_remove, debugfs_remove_recursive or usb_free_urb is not needed. Maybe consider reorganizing relevant code to avoid passing NULL values.
>  NULL check before some freeing functions is not needed.
>  Based on checkpatch warning
>  "kfree(NULL) is safe this check is probably not required"
>  and kfreeaddr.cocci by Julia Lawall.
> Generated by: scripts/coccinelle/free/ifnullfree.cocci
> Signed-off-by: Fengguang Wu <>
> ---
Acked-by: Santosh Shilimkar <>

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