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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] perf tools: Add reference timestamp to perf header
    On Mon, 2010-12-13 at 18:09 +0100, Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
    > Right, but Peter wanted us to get rid of these user events types.

    Yes they suck.

    > I guess we can't really do this as new perf tools must be able
    > to support old perf files.

    Preferably, yes, but I don't see why we can't break the data file format
    if we've got good reasons to.

    > So this should be the last one to add. Something like PERF_RECORD_GEN_EVT
    > that has a field in its headers containing a sub-type which can be this
    > wall clock but can also host about everything in the future.
    > This way we don't propagate more the possible overlap with the kernel.

    I don't see why we should add more, that's going the wrong direction.

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