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    SubjectRe: [PATCH V2 0/4] Generalise ARM perf-events backend for oprofile
    On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 01:05:17PM +0200, Robert Richter wrote:
    > On 26.08.10 15:09:15, Matt Fleming wrote:
    > > The perf-events backend for OProfile that Will Deacon wrote in
    > > 8c1fc96f6fd1f361428ba805103af0d0eee65179 ("ARM: 6072/1: oprofile: use
    > > perf-events framework as backend") is of use to more architectures
    > > than just ARM. Move the code into drivers/oprofile/ so that SH can use
    > > it instead of the nearly identical copy of its OProfile code.
    > >
    > > The benefit of the backend is that it becomes necessary to only
    > > maintain one copy of the PMU accessor functions for each architecture,
    > > with bug fixes and new features benefiting both OProfile and perf.
    > >
    > > Note that I haven't been able to test these patches on an ARM board to
    > > see if I've caused any regressions. If anyone else could do that I'd
    > > appreciate it. Though, I have been able to compile this version of the
    > > series.
    > >
    > > This patch series is based on tip/master.
    >
    > Matt,
    >
    > please rebase your next version of this patch set to
    >
    > git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/rric/oprofile.git core
    >
    > It contains Will's patches.

    Sure, will do! Thanks.


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