Re: [PATCH net-next] perf/core: Put size of a sample at the end of it by PERF_SAMPLE_TAILSIZE

From: Alexei Starovoitov
Date: Mon Jan 11 2016 - 13:13:22 EST

On Mon, Jan 11, 2016 at 06:05:10PM +0100, Daniel Borkmann wrote:
> Hi Wang,
> On 01/11/2016 02:24 PM, Wang Nan wrote:
> >This patch introduces a PERF_SAMPLE_TAILSIZE flag which allows a size
> >field attached at the end of a sample. The idea comes from [1] that,
> >with tie size at tail of an event, it is possible for user program who
> >read from the ring buffer parse events backward.
> >Signed-off-by: Wang Nan <wangnan0@xxxxxxxxxx>
> [...]
> As this seems unrelated to networking, net-next tree seems not really appropriate?

clearly not for net-next.
Wang, see my reply to the same patch in your other thread.