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    SubjectRe: kfree(NULL)
    >> > I don't actually like kfree(NULL) any time except error paths. It is
    >> > subjective, not crazy talk.
    >> Documented interface is not subjective.
    > That's great. I don't know quite how to reply, or even if I should
    > if you don't read what I write.

    Where's the problem, if a developer does not know whether an object is NULL
    or not, he may call kfree(). If, on the other hand, he is sure it is NULL,
    there is no need to refree it, and if he is sure it is non-NULL, he can
    directly call __kfree(). So the readability can never suffer - you never
    need an if(x==NULL) anymore.

    Jan Engelhardt
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