Re: [tip:perf/core] perf: Update perf_event_type documentation

From: Vince Weaver
Date: Thu Jul 25 2013 - 23:23:06 EST

On Thu, 25 Jul 2013, Peter Zijlstra wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 08:34:51AM -0400, Vince Weaver wrote:
> > Yes, I meant the addition of the sample_id fields to the existing sample
> > values. Though if Peter is right and those have always been there since
> > the beginning and just not documented then that won't break anything.
> > The commit message wasn't really as clear as it could be.
> /me writes "I shall write better Changelogs." a hundred times.

yes, sorry, I shouldn't have been so grumpy about it.

After spending 45 minutes digging through the kernel source and other
documentation it all makes sense now. The existing manpage even does a
mildly accurate job of explaining the situation. It's just I have enough
trouble keeping up with the large number of recent perf related patches
without having to spend a lot of time decoding cryptic Changelogs.


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