Re: [PATCH 11/15] tools lib api: Add mount support for fs

From: Steven Rostedt
Date: Fri Sep 04 2015 - 11:00:36 EST

On Fri, 4 Sep 2015 10:57:00 -0400
Steven Rostedt <rostedt@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > AFAICS we do this only for debugfs and tracefs.. procfs
> > and sysfs are mounted most of the time anyway
> Note, if sysfs isn't already mounted, than nothing will get mounted by
> perf. As sysfs is a requirement to get to /sys/kernel/trace and debug.

I will also add that the reason the /sys/kernel/debug directory is
created when DEBUGFS is enabled, was specifically so that tools had a
place to automatically mount it when needed. That was the entire
purpose of that directory.

-- Steve

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