Re: [PATCH 2/4][Trivial] lib/kobject.c : Check parameter inkobject_set_name

From: greg
Date: Mon Apr 23 2012 - 16:39:25 EST

On Sat, Apr 21, 2012 at 05:31:24PM +0800, yan wrote:
> kobject_set_name is exported and is just a wrapper for kobject_set_name_vargs
> which does not check its parameter kobj.
> So check this parameter in kobject_set_name.

I have the same objection to this patch, why is it needed? All
in-kernel users do this properly, so the patch isn't needed.

Remember, kernel programming isn't always about being defensive.

greg k-h
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