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SubjectRe: [RFC GIT PULL] perf/trace/lock optimization/scalability improvements
On Sun, Feb 07, 2010 at 06:10:27PM +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> One thing we could do is add a PERF_TYPE_COLLECTION and have its read()
> method do something else than regular counters would, that way we can
> use read()/lseek()/stat() fd interface. The only trouble with that is
> that doesn't use the 'regular' output buffer.

But would be nice too. The drawback is indeed a separation/implementation
treatment against other events.

> /me goes try and come up with yet another solution..

Not sure there is another solution than the above or an inject/mmap

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