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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] perf, tools, stat: Reset ids counter when retrying events
On Thu, Oct 05, 2017 at 07:00:29PM -0700, Andi Kleen wrote:
> From: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com>

ouch, sry for overlooking this

>
> perf stat can retry opening events. After opening an file descriptor
> it adds the ids to the ecsel. Each event keeps a running
> count of ids. When we decide to close an evsel and retry
> with a different configuration this count needs to be reset,
> otherwise it can overflow the buffer.

how can this happen? we call store_counter_ids at the
end of the loop, when the evsel is all done and can't
be reconfigured

thanks,
jirka

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