Re: [PATCH 9/9] drivers/isdn/gigaset/common.c: Remove useless kfree

From: Peter Senna Tschudin
Date: Thu Sep 13 2012 - 05:27:43 EST

> Seems to me that (assuming kfree(NULL) is ok) the kfree()
> is best left in - just in case some other error path is
> added after drv->cs is assigned.
> Better safe than a memory leak.

I'm not sure if I got your point. Now the label "error:" is only
reached if drv->cs is NULL. There is not other way to move to error:
unless drv->cs is NULL. Why wouldn't be safe to remove the
kfree(drv->cs) when drv->cs is NULL?

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