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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] perf/e6500: Make event translations available in sysfs

* Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 06, 2015 at 04:43:54PM -0600, Tom Huynh wrote:
> > arch/powerpc/perf/e6500-events-list.h | 289 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>
> That's a lot of events to stuff in the kernel, would a
> userspace list not be more convenient?
>
> ISTR there being various discussions on providing support
> for that in tools/perf, Jiri?

As long as it's in a single well organized place in tools/,
I'd be fine with that solution as well.

What doesn't work very well is disjunct, disorganized,
inconsistent event descriptions all across the tooling and
platform landscape - putting static tables into sysfs is a
marked improvement over that, despite its memory usage.

Thanks,

Ingo


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