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SubjectRe: [PATCH] crypto_free_tfm callers do not need to check for NULL
On 8/30/05, Sridhar Samudrala <> wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-08-30 at 22:45 +0200, Jesper Juhl wrote:
> > Since the patch to add a NULL short-circuit to crypto_free_tfm() went in,
> > there's no longer any need for callers of that function to check for NULL.
> > This patch removes the redundant NULL checks and also a few similar checks
> > for NULL before calls to kfree() that I ran into while doing the
> > crypto_free_tfm bits.
> >
> > I've posted similar patches in the past, but was asked to first until the
> > short-circuit patch moved from -mm to mainline - and since it is now
> > firmly there in 2.6.13 I assume there's no problem there anymore.
> > I was also asked previously to make the patch against mainline and not -mm,
> > so this patch is against 2.6.13.
> >
> > Feedback, ACK, NACK, etc welcome.
> sctp change looks fine.
> A similar check in sctp_endpoint_destroy() can also be removed.
Thanks, I'll remember that and either update the patch or send a small
incremental one later.

Jesper Juhl <>
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