Re: [PATCH v2 1/2] perf tools: add event modifier to requestexclusive PMU access

From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Mon Oct 22 2012 - 12:00:05 EST

On Mon, 2012-10-22 at 17:44 +0200, Stephane Eranian wrote:
> I know the answer, because I know what's going on under the
> hood. But what about the average user?

I'm still wondering if the avg user really thinks 'instructions' is a
useful metric for other than obtaining ipc measurements.

The avg user wants time domain measurements, like what's the most
expensive function, or most expensive cache-miss etc..

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