Re: [PATCH v2 1/6] powerpc/perf: Define big-endian version of perf_mem_data_src

From: Madhavan Srinivasan
Date: Tue Mar 14 2017 - 05:03:02 EST

On Monday 13 March 2017 06:20 PM, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
On Mon, Mar 13, 2017 at 04:45:51PM +0530, Madhavan Srinivasan wrote:
- should you not have fixed this in the tool only? This patch
effectively breaks ABI on big-endian architectures.
IIUC, we are the first BE user for this feature
(Kindly correct me if I am wrong), so technically we
are not breaking ABI here :) . But let me also look at
the dynamic conversion part.
Huh? PPC hasn't yet implemented this? Then why are you fixing it?

yes, PPC hasn't implemented this (until now).
And did not understand "Then why are you fixing it?"