Re: [PATCH] perf tools: fix write_event()

From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Wed Jan 20 2010 - 08:45:46 EST

On Wed, 2010-01-20 at 14:41 +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-01-20 at 21:34 +0800, Xiao Guangrong wrote:
> > We parse the event while it's read from mmap buffer in
> > write_event(), but sometimes the event will straddles the
> > mmap boundary, we should handle this case
> >
> > And if we record events(such as perf kmem/sched) for long
> > times, Ctrl + C can't interrupt it just for this reason
> Uhm, how why? it didn't used to know about events and just copied the
> data.

looks like acme wrecked it in f5a2c3dc.. anyway the fix is wrong, record
should not know or care about the actual events and simply write data

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