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From: Markus Elfring <Markus.Elfring@web.de>
To: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com>, linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org
Cc: kernel-janitors@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	"Namjae Jeon" <namjae.jeon@samsung.com>,
	"Sungjong Seo" <sj1557.seo@samsung.com>,
	"Pali Rohár" <pali@kernel.org>,
	"Tetsuhiro Kohada" <kohada.t2@gmail.com>,
	"Wei Yongjun" <weiyongjun1@huawei.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] exfat: add missing brelse() calls on error paths
Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 20:56:26 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <b44caf20-d3fc-30ac-f716-2375ed55dc9a@web.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200610184517.GC4282@kadam>

>>> If the second exfat_get_dentry() call fails then we need to release
>>> "old_bh" before returning.  There is a similar bug in exfat_move_file().
>>
>> Would you like to convert any information from this change description
>> into an imperative wording?
>> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/tree/Documentation/process/submitting-patches.rst?id=5b14671be58d0084e7e2d1cc9c2c36a94467f6e0#n151
>
> I really feel like imperative doesn't add anything.  I understand that
> some people feel really strongly about it, but I don't know why.  It
> doesn't make commit messages more understandable.

Do you insist to deviate from the given guideline?


> The important thing is that the problem is clear, the fix is clear and
> the runtime impact is clear.

I have got further ideas to improve also this commit message.
I am curious if other contributors would like to add another bit of
patch review.

Regards,
Markus

  reply	other threads:[~2020-06-10 18:57 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-06-10 12:07 [PATCH] exfat: call brelse() on error path Markus Elfring
2020-06-10 17:22 ` [PATCH v2] exfat: add missing brelse() calls on error paths Dan Carpenter
2020-06-10 18:12   ` Markus Elfring
2020-06-10 18:45     ` Dan Carpenter
2020-06-10 18:56       ` Markus Elfring [this message]
2020-06-10 19:22         ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-06-10 20:00           ` Markus Elfring
2020-06-11  3:41   ` [PATCH v2] " Namjae Jeon
2020-06-11  8:00   ` Markus Elfring
2020-06-11  8:40   ` Markus Elfring

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