Re: [PATCH 2/5] perf, x86: Enable PDIR precise instructionprofiling on IvyBridge

From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Mon Jul 02 2012 - 17:37:24 EST

On Mon, 2012-07-02 at 14:00 -0700, Andi Kleen wrote:
> Ok so you want a new flag? Or a new event?

Once we grow the sysfs event stuff for cpu PMUs, we could add a new
named event, but I don't think its all that important.

instructions isn't all that interesting a measure to sample. And the
people that do care can already use it by filling out the event
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