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SubjectRe: Do not misuse Coverity please
Jean Delvare wrote:

> v = p->field;
> if (!p) return;
> can be seen as equivalent to
> if (!p) return;
> v = p->field;

Heck, no.

You're missing the side-effect of a null pointer dereference crash (for
p->field) (even though v is unused before the return). The optimizer is
not allowed to make exceptions go away as a result of the hoisting.

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