Re: [RFC PATCH] MIPS: Oprofile: Drop support

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Tue Apr 24 2018 - 09:59:20 EST

On Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 01:55:54PM +0100, Matt Redfearn wrote:
> The core oprofile code in drivers/oprofile/ has not seeen significant
> maintenance other than fixes to changes in other parts of the tree for
> the last 5 years at least. It looks as through the perf tool has
> more or less superceeded it's functionality.
> Additionally the MIPS architecture support has bitrotted to an extent
> meaning it is not currently functional.

I wonder if time has come to drop oprofile support entirely.

(in addition to your patch which seems more urgent)