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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Add "nested" field to event of lock_release
On Sat, 2010-04-10 at 19:41 +0900, Hitoshi Mitake wrote:
> State machine of perf lock requires "nested" field of lock_release(),
> so this patch adds it to event.
> Signed-off-by: Hitoshi Mitake <>
> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <>
> Cc: Paul Mackerras <>
> Cc: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>
> Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <>

The nested flag only indicates if it could be nested, not if it was
actually nested. So no, this doesn't make any sense at all.

(in fact, pretty much every lock_release out there has nested=1)

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