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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] Performance Counters for Linux
On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 09:38:32AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > so do you expect us to merge stuff like ip, iw, rfkill, crda, the WiMAX
> > tools, the Bluetooth ones and whatever we have that are all have the
> > same issues to be merged into the kernel source code as well.
> No. Only stuff that I expect to be really close to hardware, and used for
> kernel purposes.

Did you take a look a tools/perf/? There is nothing close to hardware
at all. It's all pretty highly abstracted away from anything resembling
the hardware through the perfcounters interface.

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