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SubjectRe: [PATCH v7 0/3] perf arm-spe: Add support for synthetic events
Hi Will,

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.

Thanks,
Leo

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