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diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/porting b/Documentation/filesystems/porting
index 690f573928b..2bef2b3843d 100644
@@ -436,3 +436,9 @@ d_make_root() drops the reference to inode if dentry allocation fails.
The witch is dead! Well, 2/3 of it, anyway. ->d_revalidate() and
->lookup() do *not* take struct nameidata anymore; just the flags.
+ ->create() doesn't take struct nameidata *; unlike the previous
+two, it gets "is it an O_EXCL or equivalent?" boolean argument. Note that
+local filesystems can ignore tha argument - they are guaranteed that the
+object doesn't exist. It's remote/distributed ones that might care...