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diff --git a/Documentation/security/keys.txt b/Documentation/security/keys.txt
index 315cf96a41a2..8727c194ca16 100644
--- a/Documentation/security/keys.txt
+++ b/Documentation/security/keys.txt
@@ -1176,7 +1176,9 @@ The structure has a number of fields, some of which are mandatory:
This method is only required if the preparse() method is provided,
otherwise it is unused. It cleans up anything attached to the
description, type_data and payload fields of the key_preparsed_payload
- struct as filled in by the preparse() method.
+ struct as filled in by the preparse() method. It will always be called
+ after preparse() returns successfully, even if instantiate() or update()
+ succeed.
(*) int (*instantiate)(struct key *key, struct key_preparsed_payload *prep);