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Date:   Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:21:41 +0100
From:   Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Jens Axboe <axboe@...nel.dk>,
        Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>, linux-block@...r.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH] blktrace: no need to check return value of debugfs_create functions

When calling debugfs functions, there is no need to ever check the
return value.  The function can work or not, but the code logic should
never do something different based on this.

Cc: Jens Axboe <axboe@...nel.dk>
Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>
Cc: linux-block@...r.kernel.org
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
---
 kernel/trace/blktrace.c | 6 ------
 1 file changed, 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/kernel/trace/blktrace.c b/kernel/trace/blktrace.c
index fac0ddf8a8e2..97ee6b5a2887 100644
--- a/kernel/trace/blktrace.c
+++ b/kernel/trace/blktrace.c
@@ -512,8 +512,6 @@ static int do_blk_trace_setup(struct request_queue *q, char *name, dev_t dev,
 	dir = debugfs_lookup(buts->name, blk_debugfs_root);
 	if (!dir)
 		bt->dir = dir = debugfs_create_dir(buts->name, blk_debugfs_root);
-	if (!dir)
-		goto err;
 
 	bt->dev = dev;
 	atomic_set(&bt->dropped, 0);
@@ -522,12 +520,8 @@ static int do_blk_trace_setup(struct request_queue *q, char *name, dev_t dev,
 	ret = -EIO;
 	bt->dropped_file = debugfs_create_file("dropped", 0444, dir, bt,
 					       &blk_dropped_fops);
-	if (!bt->dropped_file)
-		goto err;
 
 	bt->msg_file = debugfs_create_file("msg", 0222, dir, bt, &blk_msg_fops);
-	if (!bt->msg_file)
-		goto err;
 
 	bt->rchan = relay_open("trace", dir, buts->buf_size,
 				buts->buf_nr, &blk_relay_callbacks, bt);
-- 
2.20.1

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