Re: [PATCH 3/9] perf, tools: Add support for reading JSON event files v3

From: Jiri Olsa
Date: Wed Jul 09 2014 - 18:20:35 EST

Im confused, your branch shows v4 in patch Subject,
while this patch has v3... ?


On Fri, Jun 27, 2014 at 04:15:58PM -0700, Andi Kleen wrote:
> From: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Add a parser for Intel style JSON event files. This allows
> to use an Intel event list directly with perf. The Intel
> event lists can be quite large and are too big to store
> in unswappable kernel memory.
> The parser code knows how to convert the JSON fields
> to perf fields. The conversion code is straight forward.
> It knows (very little) Intel specific information, and can be easily
> extended to handle fields for other CPUs.
> The parser code is partially shared with an independent parsing
> library, which is 2-clause BSD licenced. To avoid any conflicts I marked
> those files as BSD licenced too. As part of perf they become GPLv2.


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