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SubjectRe: [PATCH] no need to check for NULL before calling kfree() -fs/ext2/
On Mon, 28 Mar 2005 21:52:57 -0500, Lee Revell <rlrevell@joe-job.com> wrote:
> I see kfree used in several hot paths. Check out
> this /proc/latency_trace excerpt:

Yes, but is the pointer being free'd NULL most of the time? The
optimization does not help if you are releasing actual memory.

Pekka
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