Re: [GIT PULL] Performance Counters for Linux

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Thu Jun 11 2009 - 12:39:54 EST

On Thu, 11 Jun 2009, Marcel Holtmann wrote:
> so do you expect us to merge stuff like ip, iw, rfkill, crda, the WiMAX
> tools, the Bluetooth ones and whatever we have that are all have the
> same issues to be merged into the kernel source code as well.

No. Only stuff that I expect to be really close to hardware, and used for
kernel purposes.

> Also please consider the distro point of view. All these distros have
> already a hard time to keep up with the kernel patches etc. It is a lot
> easier to update a userspace package then having to provide a patches
> kernel source.

Feel free to split it all up if it turns out to be stable later.

But I refuse to go through another oprofile.

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