Re: [RFC][PATCH] perf: Add a few generic stalled-cycles events

From: Sukadev Bhattiprolu
Date: Fri Oct 19 2012 - 13:05:03 EST

Stephane Eranian [eranian@xxxxxxxxxx] wrote:
| So all in all, I think this is not a very good idea. You have to put
| this into the tool or a library that auto-detects the
| host CPU and programs the right set of events.
| We've had that discussion many times. Just reiterating my personal
| opinion on this.

Yes that would work too. One drawback is that the hardware events
will be in the tool, while the software/tracepoint events in the
kernel sysfs representation.

Or is that the reason we want all events in one place (sysfs) ?


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