[tip/core/rcu,7/7] doc: Fix typo s/deference/dereference/
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Message ID 20191210035641.2226-7-paulmck@kernel.org
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  • Documentation updates for v5.6
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Paul E. McKenney Dec. 10, 2019, 3:56 a.m. UTC
From: "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@kernel.org>

Reported-by: Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>
Signed-off-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@kernel.org>
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 Documentation/RCU/lockdep-splat.txt | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

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diff --git a/Documentation/RCU/lockdep-splat.txt b/Documentation/RCU/lockdep-splat.txt
index 9c01597..b809631 100644
--- a/Documentation/RCU/lockdep-splat.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RCU/lockdep-splat.txt
@@ -99,7 +99,7 @@  With this change, the rcu_dereference() is always within an RCU
 read-side critical section, which again would have suppressed the
 above lockdep-RCU splat.
 
-But in this particular case, we don't actually deference the pointer
+But in this particular case, we don't actually dereference the pointer
 returned from rcu_dereference().  Instead, that pointer is just compared
 to the cic pointer, which means that the rcu_dereference() can be replaced
 by rcu_access_pointer() as follows: