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Date: Mon, 6 Nov 2023 14:55:44 +0100
From: Markus Elfring <Markus.Elfring@....de>
To: Wojciech Drewek <wojciech.drewek@...el.com>,
 Julia Lawall <Julia.Lawall@...ia.fr>, "David S. Miller"
 <davem@...emloft.net>, Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>,
 Florian Fainelli <florian.fainelli@...adcom.com>,
 Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>, Justin Chen <justin.chen@...adcom.com>,
 Paolo Abeni <pabeni@...hat.com>, bcm-kernel-feedback-list@...adcom.com,
 netdev@...r.kernel.org, kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org
Cc: cocci@...ia.fr, LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
 Simon Horman <horms@...nel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: bcmasp: Use common error handling code in
 bcmasp_probe()

…
>> Add a jump target so that a bit of exception handling can be better
>> reused at the end of this function.
…
>> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/asp2/bcmasp.c
>> @@ -1304,9 +1304,8 @@ static int bcmasp_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
>>  		intf = bcmasp_interface_create(priv, intf_node, i);
>>  		if (!intf) {
>>  			dev_err(dev, "Cannot create eth interface %d\n", i);
>> -			bcmasp_remove_intfs(priv);
>>  			of_node_put(intf_node);
>> -			goto of_put_exit;
>> +			goto remove_intfs;
>>  		}
>>  		list_add_tail(&intf->list, &priv->intfs);
>>  		i++;
>> @@ -1331,8 +1330,7 @@ static int bcmasp_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
>>  			netdev_err(intf->ndev,
>>  				   "failed to register net_device: %d\n", ret);
>>  			priv->destroy_wol(priv);
>> -			bcmasp_remove_intfs(priv);
>> -			goto of_put_exit;
>> +			goto remove_intfs;
>>  		}
>>  		count++;
>>  	}
>> @@ -1342,6 +1340,10 @@ static int bcmasp_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
>>  of_put_exit:
>>  	of_node_put(ports_node);
>>  	return ret;
>> +
>> +remove_intfs:
>> +	bcmasp_remove_intfs(priv);
>> +	goto of_put_exit;
>
> Why is it at the end of the function? Just move it above of_put_exit and it will naturally
> go to the of_node_put call. No need for "goto of_put_exit".

I got the impression that the call of the function “bcmasp_remove_intfs” belongs only
to exceptional cases in the shown control flow.

Regards,
Markus

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