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From: Jerin Jacob <jerinjacobk@gmail.com>
To: wangyunjian <wangyunjian@huawei.com>
Cc: dpdk-dev <dev@dpdk.org>, Jerin Jacob <jerinj@marvell.com>,
	 Nithin Dabilpuram <ndabilpuram@marvell.com>,
	Kiran Kumar K <kirankumark@marvell.com>,
	 "stephen@networkplumber.org" <stephen@networkplumber.org>,
	"Lilijun (Jerry)" <jerry.lilijun@huawei.com>,
	 xudingke <xudingke@huawei.com>, dpdk stable <stable@dpdk.org>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-stable] [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] net/octeontx2: remove logically dead code
Date: Sun, 4 Oct 2020 14:22:39 +0530
Message-ID: <CALBAE1Oz3NOZVjbE+-_dOQwMJwBgr_kZ_j9_s8SfUfc1jcS9Ug@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <34EFBCA9F01B0748BEB6B629CE643AE60DA7FC46@DGGEMM533-MBX.china.huawei.com>

On Wed, Sep 30, 2020 at 4:04 PM wangyunjian <wangyunjian@huawei.com> wrote:
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jerin Jacob [mailto:jerinjacobk@gmail.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, September 30, 2020 2:15 AM
> > To: wangyunjian <wangyunjian@huawei.com>
> > Cc: dpdk-dev <dev@dpdk.org>; Jerin Jacob <jerinj@marvell.com>; Nithin
> > Dabilpuram <ndabilpuram@marvell.com>; Kiran Kumar K
> > <kirankumark@marvell.com>; Lilijun (Jerry) <jerry.lilijun@huawei.com>;
> > xudingke <xudingke@huawei.com>; dpdk stable <stable@dpdk.org>
> > Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] net/octeontx2: remove logically dead code
> >
> > On Wed, Aug 26, 2020 at 4:48 PM wangyunjian <wangyunjian@huawei.com>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > From: Yunjian Wang <wangyunjian@huawei.com>
> > >
> > > Coverity issue: 357719
> > > Fixes: da138cd47e06 ("net/octeontx2: handle port reconfigure")
> > > Cc: stable@dpdk.org
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Yunjian Wang <wangyunjian@huawei.com>
> > > ---
> > >  drivers/net/octeontx2/otx2_ethdev.c | 2 --
> > >  1 file changed, 2 deletions(-)
> > >
> > > diff --git a/drivers/net/octeontx2/otx2_ethdev.c
> > > b/drivers/net/octeontx2/otx2_ethdev.c
> > > index 33b72bd4d..3f9399cc8 100644
> > > --- a/drivers/net/octeontx2/otx2_ethdev.c
> > > +++ b/drivers/net/octeontx2/otx2_ethdev.c
> > > @@ -1355,8 +1355,6 @@ nix_store_queue_cfg_and_then_release(struct
> > > rte_eth_dev *eth_dev)
> > >  fail:
> >
> > See below
> >
> > >         if (tx_qconf)
> > >                 free(tx_qconf);
> > > -       if (rx_qconf)
> > > -               free(rx_qconf);
> >
> > I think, it is clean and maintainable code have free() if rx_qconf as if we add
> > some another exit error case in the future, we simply forget to add this check
> > and it will fail. So I prefer to keep as-is for the sake of maintainability as there is
> > no harm.
>
> Hi, Jerin
>
> Thanks for your explanation.
> According to Stephen's suggestion, is it need to remove unnecessary NULL check?

Yes. Makes sense to remove if check.

>
> Thanks,
> Yunjian
>
> >
> >
> > >
> > >         return -ENOMEM;
> > >  }
> > > --
> > > 2.23.0
> > >
> > >

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Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-26 11:18 wangyunjian
2020-09-29 18:14 ` Jerin Jacob
2020-09-30 10:34   ` wangyunjian
2020-10-04  8:52     ` Jerin Jacob [this message]
2020-09-29 19:57 ` Stephen Hemminger
2020-10-09 12:39 ` [dpdk-stable] [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] " wangyunjian
2020-10-11  9:49   ` Jerin Jacob

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