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SubjectRe: perf: regression with PERF_EVENT_IOC_REFRESH
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On Tue, 2011-05-24 at 11:04 -0400, Vince Weaver wrote:
> As an aside, I also wasted 6 hours last night finding out that you don't
> get signaled on overflow if you don't have a ring-buffer mmap()ed, even
> if you never read from the buffer and you only are interested in counting
> the number of overflows.

That sounds like something we could fix, let me investigate.

> I should stop complaining though or you'll
> start telling me to fix the documentation. Which maybe I would do if I
> didn't spend all my time writing code to reproduce problems in the perf
> ABI for bisection purposes.

Both are appreciated.


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