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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] Native Linux KVM tool for 3.1
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On 25.07.2011, at 15:09, Pekka Enberg wrote:

> Hi Alexander,
>
> On Mon, 2011-07-25 at 14:51 +0200, Alexander Graf wrote:
>> And if you need to share code with perf, then that just proves the
>> point that perf doesn't belong inside the kernel tree either.
>
> You seem to want to prove something here but our reasoning is based on
> experience and practicalities - not some theoretical idea what should
> and what shouldn't be in the Linux kernel tree. I really don't think
> that perf would have turned out to be as useful as it is if it was
> developed out-of-the-tree.

IIUC that was mainly because the interface is very very closely coupled with kernel code.

> That's also why we think tools/kvm is such a good idea.

I like pears, so I like apples too?


Alex



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