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Date:	Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:39:14 +0000
From:	Ben Hutchings <ben@...adent.org.uk>
To:	Andi Kleen <andi@...stfloor.org>
Cc:	acme@...radead.org, mingo@...nel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	peterz@...radead.org, eranian@...gle.com, namhyung@...nel.org,
	jolsa@...hat.com
Subject: Re: perf: Add support for full Intel event lists

On Wed, 2014-03-05 at 11:49 -0800, Andi Kleen wrote:
[...]
> I implemented an automatic downloader to get the event file for the
> current CPU.  The events are stored in ~/.events.
[...]

This directory should be placed under $XDG_CACHE_DIR (default:
~/.cache), and should have a more specific name like 'perf-events'.

It might be useful to also support a system directory for these,
under /var/cache.

Ben.

-- 
Ben Hutchings
Computers are not intelligent.	They only think they are.

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