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SubjectRe: [PATCH 11/18] i915: Provide config option for enabling tracepoints
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Out of curiosity what motivated this patch? When adding the tracepoints,
I found the overhead of compiling in but not enabling them to be
insignificant, i.e. nearly unmeasurable in throughput benchmarks, so
didn't believe it warranted a config option. Especially one that advises
people to turn off what may be a useful aid in desktop systems.

Also is TRACER the right name, that would seem to confuse the option with
a standalone tracer as opposed to simply enabling tracepoints.
-ickle

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Chris Wilson, Intel Open Source Technology Centre


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