nilfs2: deletion of an unnecessary check before the function call “iput”

Author: Markus Elfring <>

The iput() function tests whether its argument is NULL and then returns
immediately.  Thus the test around the call is not needed.

This issue was detected by using the Coccinelle software.

Signed-off-by: Markus Elfring 
Signed-off-by: Ryusuke Konishi 
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton 
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds 
 fs/nilfs2/the_nilfs.c | 3 +--
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)
diff --git a/fs/nilfs2/the_nilfs.c b/fs/nilfs2/the_nilfs.c
index 9da25fe..69bd801 100644
--- a/fs/nilfs2/the_nilfs.c
+++ b/fs/nilfs2/the_nilfs.c
@@ -808,8 +808,7 @@ void nilfs_put_root(struct nilfs_root *root)
 		rb_erase(&root->rb_node, &nilfs->ns_cptree);
-		if (root->ifile)
-			iput(root->ifile);
+		iput(root->ifile);