uio: remove redundant check

This change “uio: remove redundant check” in Linux kernel is authored by Chengguang Xu <cgxu519 [at] gmx.com> on Sat Jan 19 21:15:34 2019 +0800.

uio: remove redundant check

It is not necessary to check idev->info several times under
mutex lock, so just remove redundant check.

Signed-off-by: Chengguang Xu <cgxu519@gmx.com>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>

This Linux change may have been applied to various maintained Linux releases and you can find Linux releases including commit 5455766.

There are 4 lines of Linux source code added/deleted in this change. Code changes to Linux kernel are as follows.

 drivers/uio/uio.c | 4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/uio/uio.c b/drivers/uio/uio.c
index 46e5c1c..effe728 100644
--- a/drivers/uio/uio.c
+++ b/drivers/uio/uio.c
@@ -494,7 +494,7 @@ static int uio_open(struct inode *inode, struct file *filep)
 		goto err_infoopen;
-	if (idev->info && idev->info->open)
+	if (idev->info->open)
 		ret = idev->info->open(idev->info, inode);
 	if (ret)
@@ -635,7 +635,7 @@ static ssize_t uio_write(struct file *filep, const char __user *buf,
 		goto out;
-	if (!idev->info || !idev->info->irq) {
+	if (!idev->info->irq) {
 		retval = -EIO;
 		goto out;

The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 5455766 (patch).

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