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Date:   Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:25:30 +0200
From:   Richard Weinberger <richard@....at>
To:     Liu Song <liu.song11@....com.cn>
Cc:     dedekind1@...il.com, adrian.hunter@...el.com,
        linux-mtd@...ts.infradead.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        jiang.biao2@....com.cn, zhong.weidong@....com.cn
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ubifs: remove unnecessary check in ubifs_log_start_commit

Liu Song,

Am Dienstag, 21. August 2018, 05:17:22 CEST schrieb Liu Song:
> The value of c->lhead_offs cannot exceed max_len which much
> smaller than c->leb_size. So the check will never be true.
> Just remove it.

Please explain in more detail why this case is never ever possible.
Removing such code needs a good justification. 

In general I don't much like such changes for two reasons:
1. They don't fix a problem
2. They are likely to introduce very hard to debug new issues if they are wrong

Thanks,
//richard


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