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SubjectRe: [patch 0/4] perf_counter tools: support annotation of live kernel modules
On Thu, 2009-07-02 at 09:17 +0200, Mike Galbraith wrote:

> I've been pondering a perf archive tool
> that would package everything that's needed to do analysis on a
> different box. One big problem though, is that while you can easily
> package vmlinux and modules, what about all the userland binaries? A
> large and/or debug info binaries can easily make transport
> impractical enough.

I would simply extend the current file header with another section in
which we do a structured storage of the data structures we currently
build in perf-report. That is, the dso and symbol bits.

If we then run perf-report on a file containing such a section we read
that data instead of trying to locate them the regular way.

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