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SubjectRe: [perfmon] Re: [perfmon2] perfmon2 merge news
On Wed, 14 Nov 2007 18:24:36 +1100 Paul Mackerras <> wrote:

> Andrew Morton writes:
> > I was hoping that after the round of release-and-review which Stephane,
> > Andi and I did about twelve months ago that we were on track to merge the
> > perfmon codebase as-offered. But now it turns out that the sentiment is
> > that the code simply has too many bells-and-whistles to be acceptable.
> Whose sentiment?

Andi and hch, maybe others I've forgotten about.

> I've had a bit of a look at it today together with David Gibson. Our
> impression is that the latest version is a lot cleaner and simpler
> than it used to be. I'm also reading Stephane's technical report
> which describes the interface, and whilst I'm only part-way through
> it, I haven't seen anything yet which strikes me as unnecessary or
> overly complicated.

Yes, that's quite possible. I don't know how up-to-date people's
knowledge is. I know I haven't looked seriously at the code in around
twelve months.

Let's get it on the wires as outlined and take a look at it all.
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