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SubjectRe: [PATCH v7 0/3] perf arm-spe: Add support for synthetic events
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On May 26, 2020 4:54:39 PM GMT-03:00, Will Deacon <will@kernel.org> wrote:
>On Tue, May 26, 2020 at 06:43:37PM +0800, Leo Yan wrote:
>> On Tue, May 26, 2020 at 11:26:03AM +0100, Will Deacon wrote:
>> > On Fri, May 22, 2020 at 11:09:19AM +0800, Leo Yan wrote:
>> > > On Mon, May 04, 2020 at 07:56:22PM +0800, Leo Yan wrote:
>> > > > This patch set is to support synthetic events with enabling Arm
>SPE
>> > > > decoder. Since before Xiaojun Tan (Hisilicon) and James Clark
>(Arm)
>> > > > have contributed much for this task, so this patch set is based
>on their
>> > > > privous work and polish for the version 7.
>> > > >
>> > > > The main work in this version is to polished the core patch
>"perf
>> > > > arm-spe: Support synthetic events", e.g. rewrite the code to
>calculate
>> > > > ip, packet generation for multiple types (L1 data cache, Last
>level
>> > > > cache, TLB, remote access, etc). It also heavily refactors
>code for
>> > > > data structure and program flow, which removed unused fields in
>> > > > structure and polished the program flow to achieve neat code as
>> > > > possible.
>> > > >
>> > > > This patch set has been checked with checkpatch.pl, though it
>leaves
>> > > > several warnings, but these warnings are delibarately kept
>after
>> > > > reviewing. Some warnings ask to add maintainer (so far it's
>not
>> > > > necessary), and some warnings complaint for patch 02 "perf
>auxtrace:
>> > > > Add four itrace options" for the text format, since need to
>keep the
>> > > > consistency with the same code format in the source code, this
>is why
>> > > > this patch doesn't get rid of checkpatch warnings.
>> > >
>> > > Gentle ping ...
>> > >
>> > > It would be appreciate if can get some review for this patch set.
>> >
>> > I was hoping that James Clark would have a look, since he was the
>last
>> > person to go near the userspace side of SPE.
>>
>> Yes, I have offline synced with James and James has verified this
>> patch set at his side.
>>
>> I don't want to rush to ask Arnaldo to merge patches, so just
>> want to get wider reviewing if possible; otherwise, I will rebase
>this
>> patch set and resend to ML.
>
>One thing that might be useful is if James could offer his Tested-by or
>Acked-by on the public mailing list. Neither Arnaldo nor I have details
>about your offline sync!

That always help, indeed :-)

>
>Will

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