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NAME

       sock_release - close a socket

SYNOPSIS

       void sock_release  (struct socket * sock);

ARGUMENTS

       sock   socket to close

DESCRIPTION

       The  socket  is  released  from  the protocol stack if it has a release
       callback, and the inode is then released if the socket is bound  to  an
       inode not a file.