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authorFabian Frederick <fabf@skynet.be>2014-08-08 14:23:29 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2014-08-08 15:57:26 -0700
commit791dfeb49519f18a6efea4619f5678457f1532ff (patch)
treed3f6d2e6e526eb6f6d382f5c9980abd8b002ea2c /scripts
parent56106da7932074804f9ef70191f126ea15dc3fc4 (diff)
downloadlinux-791dfeb49519f18a6efea4619f5678457f1532ff.tar.gz
scripts/coccinelle/free: add NULL test before freeing functions
Warns or generates patch for NULL check before the following functions: kfree usb_free_urb debugfs_remove debugfs_remove_recursive Signed-off-by: Fabian Frederick <fabf@skynet.be> Acked-by: Julia Lawall <Julia.Lawall@lip6.fr> Cc: Gilles Muller <Gilles.Muller@lip6.fr> Cc: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> Cc: Markus Elfring <elfring@users.sourceforge.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'scripts')
-rw-r--r--scripts/coccinelle/free/ifnullfree.cocci52
1 files changed, 52 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/coccinelle/free/ifnullfree.cocci b/scripts/coccinelle/free/ifnullfree.cocci
new file mode 100644
index 000000000000..77ab43f30b8d
--- /dev/null
+++ b/scripts/coccinelle/free/ifnullfree.cocci
@@ -0,0 +1,52 @@
+/// NULL check before some freeing functions is not needed.
+///
+/// Based on checkpatch warning
+/// "kfree(NULL) is safe this check is probably not required"
+/// and kfreeaddr.cocci by Julia Lawall.
+///
+/// Comments: -
+/// Options: --no-includes --include-headers
+
+virtual patch
+virtual org
+virtual report
+virtual context
+
+@r2 depends on patch@
+expression E;
+@@
+- if (E)
+(
+- kfree(E);
++ kfree(E);
+|
+- debugfs_remove(E);
++ debugfs_remove(E);
+|
+- debugfs_remove_recursive(E);
++ debugfs_remove_recursive(E);
+|
+- usb_free_urb(E);
++ usb_free_urb(E);
+)
+
+@r depends on context || report || org @
+expression E;
+position p;
+@@
+
+* if (E)
+* \(kfree@p\|debugfs_remove@p\|debugfs_remove_recursive@p\|usb_free_urb\)(E);
+
+@script:python depends on org@
+p << r.p;
+@@
+
+cocci.print_main("NULL check before that freeing function is not needed", p)
+
+@script:python depends on report@
+p << r.p;
+@@
+
+msg = "WARNING: NULL check before freeing functions like kfree, debugfs_remove, debugfs_remove_recursive or usb_free_urb is not needed. Maybe consider reorganizing relevant code to avoid passing NULL values."
+coccilib.report.print_report(p[0], msg)