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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 6/18] 2.6.17.9 perfmon2 patch for review: sampling format support
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    Stephane Eranian <eranian@frankl.hpl.hp.com> writes:

    > This files contains the sampling format support.
    >
    > Perfmon2 supports an in-kernel sampling buffer for performance
    > reasons. Yet to ensure maximum flexibility to applications,
    > the formats is which infmration is recorded into the kernel
    > buffer is not specified by the interface. Instead it is
    > delegated to a kernel plug-in modules called sampling formats.

    This seems quote complicated. Who are the users of different sampling formats?

    I assume the code would be considerable simpler if you hardcoded
    the perfmon2 format, right?

    -Andi
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