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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/3] Generalise ARM perf-events backend for oprofile
On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 06:57:59AM -0400, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 11:46:18AM +0100, Matt Fleming wrote:
> > The perf-events backend for OProfile that Will Deacon wrote in
> > 8c1fc96f6fd1f361428ba805103af0d0eee65179 ("ARM: 6072/1: oprofile: use
> > perf-events framework as backend") is of use to more architectures
> > than just ARM. Move the code into drivers/oprofile/ so that SH can use
> > it instead of the nearly identical copy of its OProfile code.
> Nice, I didn't know such a backend already existed. Now that you
> have made it generic we should aim towards making it the only oprofile
> backend and getting rid of all the duplication.

Definitely. I've added linux-arch in case there's some maintainers
that want to use this now.

The new generic code is in this patch,

For an example of how the SH oprofile stuff changed see,

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