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Date:	Sun, 14 Oct 2007 19:52:12 +0200
From:	Adrian Bunk <>
To:	Noriaki TAKAMIYA <>,
	Masahide NAKAMURA <>
Subject: [2.6 patch] __inet6_csk_dst_store(): fix check-after-use

The Coverity checker spotted that we have already oops'ed if "dst"
was NULL.

Since "dst" being NULL doesn't seem to be possible at this point this 
patch removes the NULL check.

Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <>

diff --git a/net/ipv6/inet6_connection_sock.c b/net/ipv6/inet6_connection_sock.c
index 25b9317..78de42a 100644
--- a/net/ipv6/inet6_connection_sock.c
+++ b/net/ipv6/inet6_connection_sock.c
@@ -146,7 +146,7 @@ void __inet6_csk_dst_store(struct sock *sk, struct dst_entry *dst,
 	__ip6_dst_store(sk, dst, daddr, saddr);
-	if (dst) {
+	{
 		struct rt6_info *rt = (struct rt6_info  *)dst;
 		rt->rt6i_flow_cache_genid = atomic_read(&flow_cache_genid);
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