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Date:	Thu, 23 Oct 2014 05:05:41 +0200
From:	Frederic Weisbecker <>
To:	Peter Zijlstra <>
Cc:	Alexander Shishkin <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>,,
	Robert Richter <>,
	Mike Galbraith <>,
	Paul Mackerras <>,
	Stephane Eranian <>,
	Andi Kleen <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 02/20] perf: Add AUX area to ring buffer for raw data

On Wed, Oct 22, 2014 at 02:35:47PM +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 04:45:30PM +0300, Alexander Shishkin wrote:
> > +	struct kref			aux_refcount;
> I'm not a fan of kref, pointless obfuscation that.

It has a good potential for debugging though. Sure right now
the get/put simple APIs only performs counting sanity checks
but I've seen patches that extend it to object debugging.

Sounds quite valuable on complicated object lifecycles like
perf events.
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