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Date:   Tue, 5 May 2020 12:10:20 +0800
From:   Jia-Ju Bai <baijiaju1990@...il.com>
To:     Markus Elfring <Markus.Elfring@....de>,
        jfs-discussion@...ts.sourceforge.net
Cc:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org,
        Dave Kleikamp <shaggy@...nel.org>
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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