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diff --git a/ipc/util.c b/ipc/util.c
index 4704223bfad4..2c8a93b380ba 100644
--- a/ipc/util.c
+++ b/ipc/util.c
@@ -733,7 +733,7 @@ int ipc_update_perm(struct ipc64_perm *in, struct kern_ipc_perm *out)
}
/**
- * ipcctl_pre_down - retrieve an ipc and check permissions for some IPC_XXX cmd
+ * ipcctl_pre_down_nolock - retrieve an ipc and check permissions for some IPC_XXX cmd
* @ns: the ipc namespace
* @ids: the table of ids where to look for the ipc
* @id: the id of the ipc to retrieve
@@ -746,29 +746,13 @@ int ipc_update_perm(struct ipc64_perm *in, struct kern_ipc_perm *out)
* It must be called without any lock held and
* - retrieves the ipc with the given id in the given table.
* - performs some audit and permission check, depending on the given cmd
- * - returns the ipc with the ipc lock held in case of success
- * or an err-code without any lock held otherwise.
+ * - returns a pointer to the ipc object or otherwise, the corresponding error.
*
* Call holding the both the rw_mutex and the rcu read lock.
*/
-struct kern_ipc_perm *ipcctl_pre_down(struct ipc_namespace *ns,
- struct ipc_ids *ids, int id, int cmd,
- struct ipc64_perm *perm, int extra_perm)
-{
- struct kern_ipc_perm *ipcp;
-
- ipcp = ipcctl_pre_down_nolock(ns, ids, id, cmd, perm, extra_perm);
- if (IS_ERR(ipcp))
- goto out;
-
- spin_lock(&ipcp->lock);
-out:
- return ipcp;
-}
-
struct kern_ipc_perm *ipcctl_pre_down_nolock(struct ipc_namespace *ns,
- struct ipc_ids *ids, int id, int cmd,
- struct ipc64_perm *perm, int extra_perm)
+ struct ipc_ids *ids, int id, int cmd,
+ struct ipc64_perm *perm, int extra_perm)
{
kuid_t euid;
int err = -EPERM;

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