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Date:   Sat, 9 May 2020 10:00:13 +0200
From:   Markus Elfring <>
To:     Jia-Ju Bai <>,
        Chris Mason <>, David Sterba <>,
        Josef Bacik <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/4] fs: btrfs: fix a data race in

> To fix this race, the spinlock cache->lock is used to protect the
> access to cache->cached in btrfs_block_group_done().

How do you think about to replace this wording by a variant like the following?

   Thus use the spin lock “cache->lock” to protect the access to
   the data structure member “cached” in the implementation of
   the function “btrfs_block_group_done”.

Would you like to add the tag “Fixes” to the change description?


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