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-rw-r--r--ipc/util.h3
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/ipc/util.h b/ipc/util.h
index 77336c2bdb9c..c692010e6f0a 100644
--- a/ipc/util.h
+++ b/ipc/util.h
@@ -112,6 +112,9 @@ int ipcperms(struct ipc_namespace *ns, struct kern_ipc_perm *ipcp, short flg);
* Objects are reference counted, they start with reference count 1.
* getref increases the refcount, the putref call that reduces the recount
* to 0 schedules the rcu destruction. Caller must guarantee locking.
+ *
+ * refcount is initialized by ipc_addid(), before that point call_rcu()
+ * must be used.
*/
int ipc_rcu_getref(struct kern_ipc_perm *ptr);
void ipc_rcu_putref(struct kern_ipc_perm *ptr,