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-rwxr-xr-xscripts/checkpatch.pl20
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 14 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
index d2d5ba17ad6c..a1b870d188c4 100755
--- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
+++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
@@ -3198,20 +3198,12 @@ sub process {
$herecurr);
}
-# check for needless kfree() checks
- if ($prevline =~ /\bif\s*\(([^\)]*)\)/) {
- my $expr = $1;
- if ($line =~ /\bkfree\(\Q$expr\E\);/) {
- WARN("NEEDLESS_KFREE",
- "kfree(NULL) is safe this check is probably not required\n" . $hereprev);
- }
- }
-# check for needless usb_free_urb() checks
- if ($prevline =~ /\bif\s*\(([^\)]*)\)/) {
- my $expr = $1;
- if ($line =~ /\busb_free_urb\(\Q$expr\E\);/) {
- WARN("NEEDLESS_USB_FREE_URB",
- "usb_free_urb(NULL) is safe this check is probably not required\n" . $hereprev);
+# check for needless "if (<foo>) fn(<foo>)" uses
+ if ($prevline =~ /\bif\s*\(\s*($Lval)\s*\)/) {
+ my $expr = '\s*\(\s*' . quotemeta($1) . '\s*\)\s*;';
+ if ($line =~ /\b(kfree|usb_free_urb|debugfs_remove(?:_recursive)?)$expr/) {
+ WARN('NEEDLESS_IF',
+ "$1(NULL) is safe this check is probably not required\n" . $hereprev);
}
}