Re: [rfc] Merge kexec-tools into the kernel tree

From: AmÃrico Wang
Date: Wed Aug 04 2010 - 23:22:57 EST

On Thu, Aug 05, 2010 at 11:19:46AM +1000, Michael Neuling wrote:
>> If we talk about analyzing and filtering crash dumps, I can totally
>> see an argument for putting something under tools/ if the authors of
>> mkdumpfile and crash are interested. Those tools fundamentally really
>> do follow kernel internals.
>I agree that the argument is stronger for tools/ inclusion if internal
>APIs need to be followed. Of course perf doesn't need internals APIs
>and it's in tools/.

Well, I don't remember clearly why perf was proposed to be included into
kernel tree by Ingo, I think it was internal API/ABI issue as well.
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