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Date:   Wed, 26 Aug 2020 20:05:26 +0530
From:   Madhuparna Bhowmik <madhuparnabhowmik10@...il.com>
To:     Xie He <xie.he.0141@...il.com>
Cc:     Madhuparna Bhowmik <madhuparnabhowmik10@...il.com>,
        David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        andrianov <andrianov@...ras.ru>, netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Regarding possible bug in net/wan/x25_asy.c

On Mon, Aug 24, 2020 at 01:49:04PM -0700, Xie He wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 24, 2020 at 7:13 AM Madhuparna Bhowmik
> <madhuparnabhowmik10@...il.com> wrote:
> >
> > Sure, I had a look at it and since you are already working on fixing
> > this driver, don't think there is a need for a patch to fix the
> > particular race condition bug. This bug was found by the Linux driver
> > verification project and my work was to report it to the maintainers.
> 
> OK. Thank you for reporting!
> 
> I think the Linux driver verification project works very well because
> it can help to find data races.
>
Yes, indeed!

> This driver might take a long time to fix because it has many issues,
> and developers who are interested in it and are able to review patches
> to it are rare.
>
Alright, hope it is fixed soon!

Thanks,
Madhuparna

> Xie He

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