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@@ -349,7 +349,11 @@ prototypes:
locking rules:
inode->i_lock may block
fl_copy_lock: yes no
-fl_release_private: maybe no
+fl_release_private: maybe maybe[1]
+
+[1]: ->fl_release_private for flock or POSIX locks is currently allowed
+to block. Leases however can still be freed while the i_lock is held and
+so fl_release_private called on a lease should not block.
----------------------- lock_manager_operations ---------------------------
prototypes: