Re: [PATCH 05/34] perf, x86: Report PEBS event in a raw format

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Tue Oct 23 2012 - 09:45:00 EST

> I believe we can use a similar approach to PERF_SAMPLE_REGS to expose
> the PEBS machine state. We need to add PERF_SAMPLE_IREGS and then
> return interrupt machine registers with regular sampling and the PEBS machine
> registers in precise mode. A while back I wrote a patch to do just this. Once my
> PEBS-LL patch is out, I will get back to it.

But why not just use raw? That's far simpler and works fine and is
already supported by perf script.

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