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vrele(9)	       FreeBSD Kernel Developer's Manual	      vrele(9)

NAME
     vrele -- decrement	the use	count for a vnode

SYNOPSIS
     #include <sys/vnode.h>

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

AUTHORS
     This man page was written by Doug Rabson.

FreeBSD	2.2.1			 July 24, 1996			 FreeBSD 2.2.1

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