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SubjectRe: [PATCH] perf_events: fix bogus warn_on(_once) in perf_prepare_sample()
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On Thu, 2010-04-08 at 23:14 +0200, Stephane Eranian wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 11:11 PM, Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2010-04-08 at 23:08 +0200, Stephane Eranian wrote:
> >>
> >> Are you suggesting you add some padding the PEBS raw sample you
> >> return as PERF_SAMPLE_RAW? Then you need to define what RAW
> >> actually means? Seems here, it would mean more than what the
> >> HW returns.
> >
> > Well, RAW doesn't mean anything much at all, its really a fugly pass
> > some crap around thing.
> >
> > So yeah, adding padding seems just fine.
> >
> I would rather see size as u64. Who's using raw today anyway?

the tracepoint stuff does



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