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Subject[PATCH] perf script: remove some bogus error handling
If script_desc__new() fails then the current code has a NULL
dereference. We don't actually need to do any cleanup, we can just
return NULL.

Signed-off-by: Dan Carpenter <>

diff --git a/tools/perf/builtin-script.c b/tools/perf/builtin-script.c
index 83cdc0a61fd6..89ea2bc9b9be 100644
--- a/tools/perf/builtin-script.c
+++ b/tools/perf/builtin-script.c
@@ -2199,16 +2199,11 @@ static struct script_desc *script_desc__findnew(const char *name)

s = script_desc__new(name);
if (!s)
- goto out_delete_desc;
+ return NULL;


return s;
- script_desc__delete(s);
- return NULL;

static const char *ends_with(const char *str, const char *suffix)
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