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Date:   Tue, 5 May 2020 12:10:20 +0800
From:   Jia-Ju Bai <>
To:     Markus Elfring <>,
        Dave Kleikamp <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fs: jfs: fix a possible data race in txBegin()

On 2020/5/5 0:15, Markus Elfring wrote:
>> Thus, a data race can occur for tblk->flag.
>> To fix this data race, the spinlock log->gclock is used in
>> txBegin().
>> This data race is found by our concurrency fuzzer.
> How do you think about a wording variant like the following?
>     Change description:
>     A data race can occur for the data structure member “flag”.
>     This data race was found by our concurrency fuzzer.
>     Thus use the spin lock “gclock” for the resetting of five
>     data structure members in this function implementation.
> Would you like to add the tag “Fixes” to the commit message?

Thanks, Markus.
I am not sure how to add the tag "Fixes"...
I need to find which previous commit add the code about txBegin()?

Best wishes,
Jia-Ju Bai

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