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Date:	Mon, 1 Dec 2014 16:01:23 -0800
From:	Mahesh Bandewar <maheshb@...gle.com>
To:	SF Markus Elfring <elfring@...rs.sourceforge.net>
Cc:	linux-netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org,
	Julia Lawall <julia.lawall@...6.fr>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/1] net-ipvlan: Deletion of an unnecessary check before
 the function call "free_percpu"

On Sat, Nov 29, 2014 at 7:30 AM, SF Markus Elfring
<elfring@...rs.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> From: Markus Elfring <elfring@...rs.sourceforge.net>
> Date: Sat, 29 Nov 2014 16:23:20 +0100
>
> The free_percpu() function tests whether its argument is NULL and then
> returns immediately. Thus the test around the call is not needed.
>
> This issue was detected by using the Coccinelle software.
>
> Signed-off-by: Markus Elfring <elfring@...rs.sourceforge.net>
Acked-by: Mahesh Bandewar <maheshb@...gle.com>
> ---
>  drivers/net/ipvlan/ipvlan_main.c | 3 +--
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/net/ipvlan/ipvlan_main.c b/drivers/net/ipvlan/ipvlan_main.c
> index 96b71b0..feb1853 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/ipvlan/ipvlan_main.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/ipvlan/ipvlan_main.c
> @@ -125,8 +125,7 @@ static void ipvlan_uninit(struct net_device *dev)
>         struct ipvl_dev *ipvlan = netdev_priv(dev);
>         struct ipvl_port *port = ipvlan->port;
>
> -       if (ipvlan->pcpu_stats)
> -               free_percpu(ipvlan->pcpu_stats);
> +       free_percpu(ipvlan->pcpu_stats);
>
>         port->count -= 1;
>         if (!port->count)
> --
> 2.1.3
>
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