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SubjectRe: [PATCH] perf: export power_start and power_end tracepoints

* Jean Pihet <jean.pihet@newoldbits.com> wrote:

> Adding l-o and linux-pm MLs. The original post is at
> http://www.spinics.net/lists/kernel/msg1186554.html
>
> On Fri, May 13, 2011 at 4:48 PM, Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> wrote:
> >
> > * jean.pihet@newoldbits.com <jean.pihet@newoldbits.com> wrote:
> >
> >> From: Jean Pihet <j-pihet@ti.com>
> >>
> >> If used in a module both tracepoints need to be exported by the
> >> kernel.
> >
> > but it's not used by any module in the kernel AFAICS, so why is this needed?
> Not currently, that is why the error went unnoticed. I think it is
> better to fix it now than later.
>
> I am working on a plan to clean-up and isolate the OMAP PM code from
> the core code and to provide the PM functionality as a module. This
> effort is part of the 'remove the crazy ARM churn' from the kernel.

Feel free to keep this patch with those modifications/cleanups:

Acked-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>

but please make sure you push it together, i.e. never export something
(knowingly) without having in-tree use for it.

Thanks,

Ingo


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