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SubjectRe: [tip:perf/core] perf_events: Undo some recursion damage
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On Mon, 2009-11-23 at 13:39 +0100, Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 11:55:08AM +0000, tip-bot for Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > Commit-ID: 4ed7c92d68a5387ba5f7030dc76eab03558e27f5
> > Gitweb: http://git.kernel.org/tip/4ed7c92d68a5387ba5f7030dc76eab03558e27f5
> > Author: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl>
> > AuthorDate: Mon, 23 Nov 2009 11:37:29 +0100
> > Committer: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
> > CommitDate: Mon, 23 Nov 2009 11:49:57 +0100
> >
> > perf_events: Undo some recursion damage
> >
> > Make perf_swevent_get_recursion_context return a context number
> > and disable preemption.
> >
> > This could be used to remove the IRQ disable from the trace bit
> > and index the per-cpu buffer with.
>
>
> But if I do that, it means I will lose traces once irq nest.

Ah yes, that crap :-(

Maybe its about time we extend the generic irq bits to know about nested
irqs, or firmly kill the whole notion.



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