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SubjectRe: [patch 10/10] Scheduler profiling - Use immediate values
On Fri, Jul 06, 2007 at 07:38:27PM -0400, Dave Jones wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 07, 2007 at 01:28:43AM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > Only if you want to squeeze the last bit of performance out of
> > _debugging_ functionality.
> >
> > You avoid all the pain if you simply don't use debugging functionality
> > on production systems.
> I think you're mixing up profiling and debugging. The former is
> extremely valuable under production systems.

profiling = debugging of performance problems

My words were perhaps a bit sloppy, but profiling isn't part of normal
operation and if people use a separate kernel for such purposes we don't
need infrastructure for reducing performance penalties of enabled debug

> Dave



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of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
"Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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