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SubjectRe: [PATCH] perf_events: fix and improve x86 event scheduling
On 10.11.11 19:52:47, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> IIRC, Robert's proposal limits the rewind stack to 1, which, if my mind
> didn't completely stop working, should end up being something like
> O(n^3). Now I don't know if Robert's thing is perfect for AMD F15 or if
> there's still some odd fail cases, but since he's from AMD I suspect its
> good enough in practice.

Yes, patches are ok for AMD F15.

> In fact, I almost merged his code, my only complaint was a lack of
> comments and having had to spend several hours to fully understand the
> thing a few months ago, I felt it really could use some since I didn't
> want to have to spend that amount of effort every time I'd have to look
> at the thing.

Will repost an updated version.


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