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Date:   Fri, 10 Aug 2018 10:52:21 -0700
From:   Reinette Chatre <reinette.chatre@...el.com>
To:     Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>
Cc:     Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@...el.com>, tglx@...utronix.de,
        mingo@...hat.com, fenghua.yu@...el.com, tony.luck@...el.com,
        vikas.shivappa@...ux.intel.com, gavin.hindman@...el.com,
        jithu.joseph@...el.com, hpa@...or.com, x86@...nel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/2] x86/intel_rdt and perf/x86: Fix lack of coordination
 with perf

Just one clarification ...

On 8/10/2018 9:25 AM, Reinette Chatre wrote:
> static inline int x86_perf_event_error_state(struct perf_event *event)
> {
>         int ret = 0;
>         u64 tmp;
> 
>         ret = perf_event_read_local(event, &tmp, NULL, NULL);
>         if (ret < 0)
>                 return ret;
> 
>         if (event->attr.pinned && event->oncpu != smp_processor_id())
>                 return -EBUSY;

I am preparing a patch series and in that the above extra test will be
included as the last sanity check in perf_event_read_local() as you
suggested. This inline function will thus go away and the only error
state check would be a call to perf_event_read_local().

Reinette

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