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Date:   Fri, 01 May 2020 18:22:05 -0000
From:   "tip-bot2 for Paul Gortmaker" <tip-bot2@...utronix.de>
To:     linux-tip-commits@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@...driver.com>,
        "Peter Zijlstra (Intel)" <peterz@...radead.org>,
        x86 <x86@...nel.org>, LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: [tip: perf/core] perf/x86/intel/pt: Drop pointless NULL assignment.

The following commit has been merged into the perf/core branch of tip:

Commit-ID:     4bd30106ddb26d2304adc5bb7bd269825300440d
Gitweb:        https://git.kernel.org/tip/4bd30106ddb26d2304adc5bb7bd269825300440d
Author:        Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@...driver.com>
AuthorDate:    Wed, 08 Apr 2020 19:52:16 -04:00
Committer:     Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>
CommitterDate: Thu, 30 Apr 2020 20:14:36 +02:00

perf/x86/intel/pt: Drop pointless NULL assignment.

Only a few lines below this removed line is this:

  attrs = kzalloc(size, GFP_KERNEL);

and since there is no code path where this could be avoided, the
NULL assignment is a pointless relic of history and can be removed.

Signed-off-by: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@...driver.com>
Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra (Intel) <peterz@...radead.org>
Link: https://lkml.kernel.org/r/20200408235216.108980-1-paul.gortmaker@windriver.com
---
 arch/x86/events/intel/pt.c | 2 --
 1 file changed, 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/events/intel/pt.c b/arch/x86/events/intel/pt.c
index 1db7a51..e94af4a 100644
--- a/arch/x86/events/intel/pt.c
+++ b/arch/x86/events/intel/pt.c
@@ -226,8 +226,6 @@ static int __init pt_pmu_hw_init(void)
 			pt_pmu.vmx = true;
 	}
 
-	attrs = NULL;
-
 	for (i = 0; i < PT_CPUID_LEAVES; i++) {
 		cpuid_count(20, i,
 			    &pt_pmu.caps[CPUID_EAX + i*PT_CPUID_REGS_NUM],

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