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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/2] tools: Add a toplevel Makefile

    * Borislav Petkov <> wrote:

    > From: Borislav Petkov <>
    > Hi all,
    > here's a refreshed version from yesterday incorporating all comments and
    > suggestions along with a third patch that adds a 'help' target as the
    > default one causing the following below. Btw, Arnaldo, could you please
    > pick those up if there are no complaints since the first patch touches
    > perf and I don't have a clear idea who else to send it to anyway :).
    > Thanks.
    > $ make

    Could this also be accessible via 'make tools' in the toplevel

    I'd love to be able to type:

    make -j tools perf install

    But ... your current patches are an improvement as well, this
    list alone:

    > $ make
    > Possible targets:
    > cpupower - a tool for all things x86 CPU power
    > firewire - the userspace part of nosy, an IEEE-1394 traffic sniffer
    > lguest - a minimal 32-bit x86 hypervisor
    > perf - Linux performance measurements tool
    > slub - slabs reporting tool
    > turbostat - Intel CPU idle stats and freq reporting tool
    > usb - USB testing tools
    > virtio - vhost test module
    > x86_energy_perf_policy - Intel energy policy tool

    is already pretty useful.

    Btw., please fix the perf line to say:

    s/performance measurements tool/performance measurement and analysis tool



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