Commit 9cec9d68 authored by Jeff Layton's avatar Jeff Layton Committed by Al Viro

audit: no need to walk list in audit_inode if name is NULL

If name is NULL then the condition in the loop will never be true. Also,
with this change, we can eliminate the check for n->name == NULL since
the equivalence check will never be true if it is.
Signed-off-by: default avatarJeff Layton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAl Viro <>
parent 1c2e51e8
......@@ -2147,11 +2147,15 @@ void __audit_inode(const char *name, const struct dentry *dentry)
if (!context->in_syscall)
if (!name)
goto out_alloc;
list_for_each_entry_reverse(n, &context->names_list, list) {
if (n->name && (n->name == name))
if (n->name == name)
goto out;
/* unable to find the name from a previous getname() */
n = audit_alloc_name(context);
if (!n)
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