Re: [PATCH 05/10] perf, tools: Support event aliases for non cpu// pmus

From: Jiri Olsa
Date: Mon Oct 17 2016 - 06:28:31 EST

On Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 02:15:27PM -0700, Andi Kleen wrote:
> From: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> The code for handling pmu aliases without specifying
> the PMU hardcoded only supported the cpu PMU.
> This patch extends it to work for all PMUs. We always
> duplicate the event for all PMUs that have an matching alias.
> This allows to automatically expand an alias for all instances
> of a PMU (so for example you can monitor all cache boxes with
> a single event)

could you please put some examples of new usage into
changelog.. it's be easier to sell it