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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] tracing, perf: add more power related events
    On Wed, 2010-09-22 at 14:36 -0400, Steven Rostedt wrote:
    > > I still don't see why you need TRACE_EVENT_ABI for that, if its the same
    > > name and the format can be extended you get the same results with what
    > > we've got. Apps need to read/parse the format thing anyway.
    > Just a marker that these trace points are being used by apps.

    I really don't see any additional value in that. Its not like we won't
    change them if we have to.

    > But then again, we present the fields in the data. The tools should use
    > a parse library (which a generic one will soon be out too). This way, we
    > don't need them at the "end" but the parsing tools could find the fields
    > no matter where they are in the record.

    Right. They should use the full format specification.

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