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authorSeongJae Park <>2020-01-31 21:52:33 +0100
committerJonathan Corbet <>2020-02-05 10:21:12 -0700
commit4bfdebd6202da4cbf723c53f475999b7537d4e48 (patch)
treec05b56eb3b0353b278ca440db6f890c81d593d3d /Documentation/locking
parent77ce1a47ebca88bf1eb3018855fc1709c7a1ed86 (diff)
docs/locking: Fix outdated section names
Commit 2e4f5382d12a ("locking/doc: Rename LOCK/UNLOCK to ACQUIRE/RELEASE") has not appied to 'spinlock.rst'. This commit updates the doc for the change. Signed-off-by: SeongJae Park <> Link: Signed-off-by: Jonathan Corbet <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/locking/spinlocks.rst b/Documentation/locking/spinlocks.rst
index 66e3792f8a36..bec96f7a9f2d 100644
--- a/Documentation/locking/spinlocks.rst
+++ b/Documentation/locking/spinlocks.rst
@@ -25,9 +25,9 @@ worry about UP vs SMP issues: the spinlocks work correctly under both.
- (5) LOCK operations.
+ (5) ACQUIRE operations.
- (6) UNLOCK operations.
+ (6) RELEASE operations.
The above is usually pretty simple (you usually need and want only one
spinlock for most things - using more than one spinlock can make things a