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Re: [PATCH v7 2/6] MIPS/Oprofile: extract PMU defines for sharing

To: Deng-Cheng Zhu <dengcheng.zhu@gmail.com>, Matt Fleming <matt@console-pimps.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v7 2/6] MIPS/Oprofile: extract PMU defines for sharing
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Tue, 5 Oct 2010 09:08:22 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org, a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl, paulus@samba.org, mingo@elte.hu, acme@redhat.com, jamie.iles@picochip.com
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On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 05:09:16PM +0800, Deng-Cheng Zhu wrote:

> Moving performance counter/control defines into a single header file, so
> that software using the MIPS PMU can share the code.

Matt Fleming has patches pending that reimplement oprofile as a layer
based on top of perf.  All things considered I'd be happier if you just
copied whatever perf needs from oprofile rather than sharing it.

  Ralf

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