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Date:	Sun, 03 Jul 2011 20:04:31 +0200
From:	Peter Zijlstra <>
To:	Robert Richter <>
Cc:	Paul Mackerras <>, Ingo Molnar <>,
	Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>,
Subject: Re: [RFC] [PATCH] perf: Attaching an event to a specific PMU

On Sun, 2011-07-03 at 17:04 +0200, Robert Richter wrote:
> this is a prototype implementation for attaching an event to a
> specific PMU. If there is a general acceptance for this approach I
> will create patches for upstream integration and base my current IBS
> patches on it. 

But there's already an infrastructure to do this, simply stick the
contents of /sys/bus/event_source/devices/*/type in
perf_event_attr::type and you're done.

I don't see the need for /dev crap.
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