Re: [PATCH v3 3/3] perf, tools, script: Allow computing metrics in perf script

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Mon Nov 20 2017 - 11:03:14 EST

> > Yes it is.
> >
> > It's for the complete sampling period because it is computed
> > over the delta from the last sample to the previous sample.
> >
> > There isn't really a metric at a point, it is always over a interval.
> agreed, it's the count we meassured from the last sample.. but the
> 'averaged' word above implies to me we compute some average over the
> 'sampling' period, which we dont do

Do you have a better word in mind?

AFAIK average is the right word for this because it's the summary
for that time period.