Re: [PATCH] Add munmap events to perf

From: Eric B Munson
Date: Tue Jun 29 2010 - 04:33:35 EST

On Mon, 28 Jun 2010, Peter Zijlstra wrote:

> On Mon, 2010-06-28 at 19:08 +0100, Eric B Munson wrote:
> > This patch adds a new software event for munmaps. It will allows
> > users to profile changes to address space. munmaps will be tracked
> > with mmaps.
> Why?

It is going to be used by a tool that will model memory usage over the
lifetime of a process.

Eric B Munson
IBM Linux Technology Center

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