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    SubjectRe: Our failure on tracing tools unification (Was: Re: [RFC][PATCH 00/15] tools: Unify perf and trace-cmd trace event format parsing v2)
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    On Mon, 2012-04-23 at 17:08 +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
    > On Mon, 2012-04-23 at 16:47 +0200, Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
    > > Ingo doesn't seem to want this library outside perf in order to avoid
    > > the fragmentation of the efforts on tracing tools.
    >
    > I really don't see the point.. parsing /debug/tracing/events/*/format
    > gunk really is separate, furthermore things like powertop et al already
    > are separate projects and really need this lib.

    Note, powertop has already pulled in the lib into itself, thus we now
    have 3 dis-joint locations. I can imagine it getting worse soon.

    -- Steve

    >
    > I mean, who gives a bother where all that crap lives, if its in the
    > kernel tree its all close enough to keep an eye on.. its not like
    > kernel/events/ and kernel/trace/ are the same directory.
    >
    > Ingo, please could you lighten up and let people get stuff done? Merging
    > the two implementations, wherever the result lives, is a better
    > situation that two dis-joint implementations. So either let Frederic
    > work or do it yourself but don't hand-wave and road-block stuff.




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