On Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 12:25 PM, Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tuesday 2017-03-28 18:23, SIMRAN SINGHAL wrote:
>>On Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 7:24 PM, Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> On Tuesday 2017-03-28 15:13, simran singhal wrote:
>>>>Some functions like kmalloc/kzalloc return NULL on failure. When NULL
>>>>represents failure, !x is commonly used.
>>>>@@ -910,7 +910,7 @@ ip_vs_new_dest(struct ip_vs_service *svc, struct
>>>> dest = kzalloc(sizeof(struct ip_vs_dest), GFP_KERNEL);
>>>>- if (dest == NULL)
>>>>+ if (!dest)
>>>> return -ENOMEM;
>>> This kind of transformation however is not cleanup anymore, it's really
>>> bikeshedding and should be avoided. There are pro and cons for both
>>> variants, and there is not really an overwhelming number of arguments
>>> for either variant to justify the change.
>>Sorry, but I didn't get what you are trying to convey. And particularly pros
>>cons of both variants.
> The ==NULL/!=NULL part sort of ensures that the left side is a pointer, which
> is lost when just using the variable and have it implicitly convert to bool.
Thanks for the explaination!!!!
But, according to me we should prefer != NULL over ==NULL according to
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