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SubjectRe: [PATCH V2 0/4] Generalise ARM perf-events backend for oprofile
On 26.08.10 15:09:15, 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.
>
> The benefit of the backend is that it becomes necessary to only
> maintain one copy of the PMU accessor functions for each architecture,
> with bug fixes and new features benefiting both OProfile and perf.
>
> Note that I haven't been able to test these patches on an ARM board to
> see if I've caused any regressions. If anyone else could do that I'd
> appreciate it. Though, I have been able to compile this version of the
> series.
>
> This patch series is based on tip/master.

Matt,

please rebase your next version of this patch set to

git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/rric/oprofile.git core

It contains Will's patches.

Thanks,

-Robert

>
> Changes from v1:
> - Prefix the new functons with "oprofile_" instead of "op_".
> - Fix ARM compilation errors
> - Move all the oprofile-perf logic into oprofile_perf.c
> - Include cleanup patch from Will
>
> Matt Fleming (3):
> sh: Accessor functions for the sh_pmu state
> oprofile: Abstract the perf-events backend
> sh: Use the perf-events backend for oprofile
>
> Will Deacon (1):
> oprofile: Handle initialisation failure more gracefully
>
> arch/arm/oprofile/Makefile | 4 +
> arch/arm/oprofile/common.c | 228 ++++----------------------------------
> arch/sh/include/asm/perf_event.h | 2 +
> arch/sh/kernel/perf_event.c | 13 ++
> arch/sh/oprofile/Makefile | 2 +-
> arch/sh/oprofile/common.c | 96 +++-------------
> arch/sh/oprofile/op_impl.h | 33 ------
> drivers/oprofile/oprofile_perf.c | 209 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> include/linux/oprofile.h | 12 ++
> 9 files changed, 283 insertions(+), 316 deletions(-)
> delete mode 100644 arch/sh/oprofile/op_impl.h
> create mode 100644 drivers/oprofile/oprofile_perf.c
>
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