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SubjectRe: [PATCH 03/15 V3] perf c2c: Shared data analyser
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On Tue, 8 Apr 2014 10:22:26 -0400, Don Zickus wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 08, 2014 at 03:59:15PM +0900, Namhyung Kim wrote:
>> Hi Don,
>>
>> On Mon, 24 Mar 2014 15:36:54 -0400, Don Zickus wrote:
>> > From: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com>
>> >
>> > This is the start of a new perf tool that will collect information about
>> > memory accesses and analyse it to find things like hot cachelines, etc.
>>
>> So why not integrating this into existing 'perf mem' command if it's all
>> about analyzing memory accesses?
>
> Our expectations were different. We expeted to do system-wide analysis
> with loads and stores. With 'perf mem' you didn't have the ability to
> anlayze both load and stores at the same time.

But it's very simple to change perf mem to work with the both IMHO.

>
> In all my private conversations with Stephane, Arnalado and Jiri, it was
> never brought up. We had just assumed that is made more sense to keep it
> separate.

Well, I'm not sure ;-) Yes, the c2c is a complex tool which might
deserve an own command, but the functionality is very similar and I
guess there's something to share between them.

Thanks,
Namhyung


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