Re: [PATCH 02/11] perf tools: Add tracing_path and remove unneeded functions

From: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
Date: Fri Aug 28 2015 - 12:27:50 EST

Em Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 11:47:19PM +0100, Matt Fleming escreveu:
> On Wed, 26 Aug, at 03:46:44PM, Jiri Olsa wrote:
> > There's no need for find_tracing_dir, because perf already
> > searches for debugfs/tracefs mount on start and populate
> > tracing_events_path.
> I'm getting a bit lost searching through the git history of these
> functions. Why is it safe to delete these functions? Where did the old
> user that required find_tracing_dir() to mount debugfs disappear to?
> The code to do the mount of debugfs/tracefs when perf starts appears
> to have been around for years. Is the mounting operation of
> find_tracing_dir() just dead code?

It looks like, these things should come after we realize that
tracepoints were requested in record, so we already looked where things
are mounted, etc, without digging deeper I think Jiri's patch is ok.

- Arnaldo
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