Re: [PATCH 1/2] perf tools: add event modifier to request exclusivePMU access

From: Jiri Olsa
Date: Fri Oct 19 2012 - 12:07:31 EST

On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 08:46:10AM -0700, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > That's what I thought too, but then I don't understand why it was at
> > eight before and not
> > seven: One instance of each letter, + a second for pp (precise=2). Or
> > am I missing
> > something here?
> The number is pretty useless imho (it's unlikely to catch any real user error)
> and most likely generates a much longer automata in flex than just a +
> So I would drop it.

yep, probably we could do better job with checking the modifier
after parsing (with just + in flex) ... added in my todo ;)

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