Commit f78570dd authored by Jeff Layton's avatar Jeff Layton Committed by Al Viro

audit: remove unnecessary NULL ptr checks from do_path_lookup

As best I can tell, whenever retval == 0, nd->path.dentry and nd->inode
are also non-NULL. Eliminate those checks and the superfluous
audit_context check.
Signed-off-by: default avatarEric Paris <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJeff Layton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAl Viro <>
parent 79360ddd
......@@ -1972,12 +1972,8 @@ static int do_path_lookup(int dfd, const char *name,
if (unlikely(retval == -ESTALE))
retval = path_lookupat(dfd, name, flags | LOOKUP_REVAL, nd);
if (likely(!retval)) {
if (unlikely(!audit_dummy_context())) {
if (nd->path.dentry && nd->inode)
audit_inode(name, nd->path.dentry);
if (likely(!retval))
audit_inode(name, nd->path.dentry);
return retval;
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