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SubjectRe: [PATCH 01/12] perf_events: add generic taken branch sampling support (v2)
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On Fri, 2011-10-14 at 14:37 +0200, Stephane Eranian wrote:
> +#define PERF_SAMPLE_BRANCH_PLM_ALL \
> + (PERF_SAMPLE_BRANCH_USER|\
> + PERF_SAMPLE_BRANCH_KERNEL)

This PLM thing keeps popping up all over, I'm sure it stands for
something, but for now it just hurts my eyes.


> + /* at least one branch bit must be set */
> + if (!(mask & ~PERF_SAMPLE_BRANCH_PLM_ALL))
> + return -EINVAL;
>
Why? we can create counters with exclude_user && exclude_kernel as well,
I mean, they're useless, but its perfectly valid.


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