Re: [RFC][PATCH 00/12] various perf fixes

From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Tue Jan 12 2016 - 05:11:21 EST

* Peter Zijlstra <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi,
> I've been hunting perf bugs for the past few weeks. This resulted in this pile
> of patches, that mostly seems to work -- I still get an occasional fail so
> something is still off.
> But I've been sitting on this for far too long, so here goes.
> (I've not at all tested perf-cgroup)
> The code compiles in between patches, but I've not bothered trying to run/test
> any intermediate stage. There's just too many inter-related fail.
> Alexander, Stephane, could you guys please have a hard look at this?
> Andi, Dmitry, patch 10 should explain the getting stuck in
> perf_install_in_context() forever thing you both have observed.

Btw., if there's no test failures I plan to apply and push this to Linus fairly
soon, so guys please give it all the review and testing you can.