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SubjectRe: [PATCH V8 08/10] ras: acpi / apei: generate trace event for unrecognized CPER section
On 2/15/2017 10:03 AM, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> On Wed, 15 Feb 2017 09:54:09 -0700
> "Baicar, Tyler" <> wrote:
> \
>> In v9 I currently have this and the ARM trace event from this series
>> both wrapped in an
>> ifdef verifying that CONFIG_RAS is enabled. This resolves the kbuild
>> failures and
>> will have this code compiled out when that config isn't enabled. Do you
>> think I
>> should use the ifdef or use these *_enabled() functions?
> I believe you need both. The *_enabled() functions wont prevent build
> errors. But since tracing is seldom enabled (usually only when you want
> to see what's happening), the *_enabled() functions optimize the code
> to not perform tasks that are only needed when tracing is enabled. When
> I say "enabled" I mean actively tracing, as supposed to being just
> enabled in the kernel.
> -- Steve
Got it, I will add both!


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