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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 9/18] perfmon2 patch for review: kernel-level interface support
    On Wed, Aug 23, 2006 at 01:06:00AM -0700, Stephane Eranian wrote:
    > This patch contains the kernel-level API support.
    > Some users have requested the ability to create a monitoring session
    > with perfmon2 from iside the kernel using a kernel thread. Perfmon2
    > leverages a lot of kernel mechanisms which are not easy to use for
    > inside the kernel: e.g. file descriptor, signals, system calls.

    Again, please drop this. There are no planned intree kernel users
    so far, and once we add them we can architect a proper API for them.
    Getting rid of this should also help to collapse the tons of useless
    abstractions layers in the current perfmon code.

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