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NAME

vrele - decrement the use count for a vnode

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SYNOPSIS


.In sys/param.h
.In sys/vnode.h void vrele "struct vnode *vp"

DESCRIPTION

Decrement the v_usecount field of a vnode.
vp the vnode to decrement

Any code in the system which is using a vnode should call vrele when it is finished with the vnode. If the v_usecount field of the vnode reaches zero, then it will be placed on the free list.

SEE ALSO

vget(9), vnode(9), vput(9), vref(9)

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