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Subject[PATCH 06/12] perf, x86: use weight instead of cmask in for_each_event_constraint()
There may exist constraints with a cmask set to zero. In this case
for_each_event_constraint() will not work properly. Now weight is used
instead of the cmask for loop exit detection. Weight is always a value
other than zero since the default contains the HWEIGHT from the
counter mask and in other cases a value of zero does not fit too.

This is in preparation of ibs event constraints that wont have a

Signed-off-by: Robert Richter <>
arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event.c | 2 +-
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event.c b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event.c
index f66f52a..feda380 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event.c
@@ -170,7 +170,7 @@ struct cpu_hw_events {

#define for_each_event_constraint(e, c) \
- for ((e) = (c); (e)->cmask; (e)++)
+ for ((e) = (c); (e)->weight; (e)++)

union perf_capabilities {
struct {

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