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Manual Pages  — BUF_LOCKFREE

NAME

BUF_LOCKFREE – destroys a buffer's lock

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS

#include <sys/param.h>
#include <sys/systm.h>
#include <sys/uio.h>
#include <sys/bio.h>
#include <sys/buf.h>

void
BUF_LOCKFREE(struct buf *bp);

DESCRIPTION

The BUF_LOCKFREE() macro destroys the buffer lock. The lock must not be held when this macro is called or a panic will result.

Its argument is:
bp
  The buffer whose lock is to be destroyed.

SEE ALSO

buf(9), BUF_LOCK(9), BUF_TIMELOCK(9), BUF_UNLOCK(9), lockdestroy(9)

AUTHORS

This manual page was written by Chad David <Mt davidc@acns.ab.ca>.

BUF_LOCKFREE (9) July 9, 2001

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