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Date:	Mon, 07 Jul 2014 09:42:22 -0600
From:	David Ahern <>
To:	Christian Borntraeger <>,
	Alexander Yarygin <>,
	Jiri Olsa <>
CC:	Peter Zijlstra <>,
	Paul Mackerras <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>,
	Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>,
	Cornelia Huck <>,, Paolo Bonzini <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/4] perf kvm: Use defines of kvm events

On 7/7/14, 8:06 AM, Christian Borntraeger wrote:
> On 03/07/14 16:29, Alexander Yarygin wrote:
>> Currently perf-kvm uses string literals for kvm event names,
>> but it works only for x86, because other architectures may have
>> other names for those events.
>> To reduce dependence on architecture, we add <asm/kvm_perf.h> file with
>> defines for:
>> - kvm_entry and kvm_exit events,
>> - exit reason field name in kvm_exit event,
>> - length of exit reasons strings,
>> - vcpu_id field name in kvm trace events,
>> and replace literals in perf-kvm.
>> Signed-off-by: Alexander Yarygin <>
>> Reviewed-by: Cornelia Huck <>
> Acked-by: Christian Borntraeger <>
> Would be good if Paolo and David could ack the KVM/perf parts. Then this should also go into next merge window.

I want to try out the patches on x86 and verify compiles on ppc; 
hopefully by end of day tomorrow.


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