Commit 80e93eff authored by Pekka Enberg's avatar Pekka Enberg Committed by Linus Torvalds

[PATCH] update kfree, vfree, and vunmap kerneldoc

This patch clarifies NULL handling of kfree() and vfree().  I addition,
wording of calling context restriction for vfree() and vunmap() are changed
from "may not" to "must not."
Signed-off-by: default avatarPekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>
Acked-by: default avatarManfred Spraul <manfred@colorfullife.com>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
parent af97c722
......@@ -2998,6 +2998,8 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(kzalloc);
* kfree - free previously allocated memory
* @objp: pointer returned by kmalloc.
*
* If @objp is NULL, no operation is performed.
*
* Don't free memory not originally allocated by kmalloc()
* or you will run into trouble.
*/
......
......@@ -332,9 +332,10 @@ void __vunmap(void *addr, int deallocate_pages)
* @addr: memory base address
*
* Free the virtually contiguous memory area starting at @addr, as
* obtained from vmalloc(), vmalloc_32() or __vmalloc().
* obtained from vmalloc(), vmalloc_32() or __vmalloc(). If @addr is
* NULL, no operation is performed.
*
* May not be called in interrupt context.
* Must not be called in interrupt context.
*/
void vfree(void *addr)
{
......@@ -352,7 +353,7 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(vfree);
* Free the virtually contiguous memory area starting at @addr,
* which was created from the page array passed to vmap().
*
* May not be called in interrupt context.
* Must not be called in interrupt context.
*/
void vunmap(void *addr)
{
......
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