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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] perf/e6500: Make event translations available in sysfs
On Mon, Feb 09, 2015 at 11:07:38AM +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
>
> * 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.

the last version is in here:
http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=140676269017820&w=2

AFAIK Andi is setting up the download area as discussed
in the thread and should repost at some point

jirka


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