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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fix up perfmon to build on -mm

On Wed, Nov 07, 2007 at 09:47:47AM -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 07, 2007 at 05:42:55AM -0800, Stephane Eranian wrote:
> > Greg,
> >
> > Perfmon sysfs document has been updated following your adivce.
> > you can check out in my perfmon tree the following commit:
> >
> > e83278f879e52ecee025effe9ad509fd51e4a516
> Thanks, that looks a lot better.
> Do you want me to send you patches based on this tree to help clean up
> the sysfs usage now that it's documented?
Yes, send me the patches. But from what you were saying earlier it seems
I would need an extra sysfs patches to make this compile. Is that particular
patch already in Linus's tree?

> Also, a lot of your per-cpu sysfs files should probably move to debugfs
> as they are for debugging only, right? No need to clutter up sysfs with
> them when only the very few perfmon developers would be needing access
> to them.
Yes, this is mostly debugging. If debugfs is meant for this, then I'll
be happy to move this stuff over there. Is there some good example of how
I could do that based on my current sysfs code?


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