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SubjectRe: kfree(NULL)
Andrew Morton writes:
> > Yes, kfree(NULL) is supposed to be uncommon. If someone's doing it a lot
> > then we should fix up the callers.

On 4/22/06, Paul Mackerras <> wrote:
> Well, we'd have to start by fixing up the janitors that run around
> taking out the if statements in the callers. :)

No, it's not the janitors fault that we have paths doing lots of
kfree(NULL) calls. NULL check removal didn't create the problem, but
it makes it more visible definitely.

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