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SubjectRe: [PATCH 19/57] perf tools: Add attr_update event
On Thu, Oct 22, 2015 at 10:01:46AM +0200, Jiri Olsa wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 19, 2015 at 06:00:04PM -0300, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
> > Em Fri, Oct 16, 2015 at 12:40:54PM +0200, Jiri Olsa escreveu:
> > > It'll server as base event for additional event attributes
> > > details, that are not part of the attr event.
> > >
> > > At the moment this event is just dummy one without specific
> > > functionality. The type value will distinguish the update
> > > event details. It comes in following patches.
> > >
> > > The idea for this event is to be extensible for any update
> > > that attr event might need in the future.
> >
> > "Update"? Found it confusing, how about calling it "add event
> > attribute", because that is what this is doing, adding attributes, like
> > "unit" (Joules, MiB, nsec, etc), "scale", etc.
>
> well, we have PERF_RECORD_HEADER_ATTR event based on which the
> event is created.. so PERF_RECORD_HEADER_ATTR_UPDATE seemed
> like good choice.. anyway, how about:
>
> PERF_RECORD_ADD_EVENT_ATTR
> PERF_RECORD_EVENT_ATTR
> PERF_RECORD_EVENT_UPDATE

choosing the PERF_RECORD_EVENT_UPDATE for next version..

jirka


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