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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] Fix number of events displayed in header
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    On Tue, 2012-03-20 at 15:04 -0500, Ashay Rane wrote:
    > Oh, okay. Thanks for the clarification!
    >
    > However, my reasoning behind including the actual count of the events
    > was that (as far as I can tell) it is not displayed in any of the perf
    > report outputs. I understand that the count is not precise (because of
    > sampling errors) but the sampling frequency (-F) can always be
    > adjusted to get a more accurate number.
    >
    > With the inclusion of the count, it then becomes possible to compare
    > multiple different versions of a program. Hence the patch.

    I'm okay if you change the wording of the existing message to be
    clearer. I'm also okay if you add this extra information if you find
    this useful.

    In that case, also have a look at the data generated by perf record -s,
    this dumps a PERF_RECORD_READ of the actual counter value at the exit of
    every task [doesn't work with per-cpu counters].




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