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SubjectRe: [PATCH AUTOSEL 4.14 09/15] kobject: Drop unneeded conditional in __kobject_del()
On Mon, Sep 14, 2020 at 04:13:18PM +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
>On Mon, Sep 14, 2020 at 09:05:20AM -0400, Sasha Levin wrote:
>> From: Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@linux.intel.com>
>>
>> [ Upstream commit 07ecc6693f9157cf293da5d165c73fb28fd69bf4 ]
>>
>> __kobject_del() is called from two places, in one where kobj is dereferenced
>> before and thus can't be NULL, and in the other the NULL check is done before
>> call. Drop unneeded conditional in __kobject_del().
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@linux.intel.com>
>> Reviewed-by: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com>
>> Link: https://lore.kernel.org/r/20200803083520.5460-1-andriy.shevchenko@linux.intel.com
>> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
>> Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sashal@kernel.org>
>> ---
>> lib/kobject.c | 3 ---
>> 1 file changed, 3 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/lib/kobject.c b/lib/kobject.c
>> index bbbb067de8ecd..e02f1bb67c99f 100644
>> --- a/lib/kobject.c
>> +++ b/lib/kobject.c
>> @@ -568,9 +568,6 @@ void kobject_del(struct kobject *kobj)
>> {
>> struct kernfs_node *sd;
>>
>> - if (!kobj)
>> - return;
>> -
>> sd = kobj->sd;
>> sysfs_remove_dir(kobj);
>> sysfs_put(sd);
>> --
>> 2.25.1
>>
>
>Ouch, no, this patch should not be backported ANYWHERE or bad things
>will happen.
>
>Please drop from all AUTOSEL trees.

Dropped, thanks!

--
Thanks,
Sasha

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