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Date:	Thu, 23 Oct 2014 05:05:41 +0200
From:	Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@...il.com>
To:	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>
Cc:	Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@...ux.intel.com>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	Robert Richter <rric@...nel.org>,
	Mike Galbraith <efault@....de>,
	Paul Mackerras <paulus@...ba.org>,
	Stephane Eranian <eranian@...gle.com>,
	Andi Kleen <ak@...ux.intel.com>, kan.liang@...el.com,
	adrian.hunter@...el.com, acme@...radead.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 02/20] perf: Add AUX area to ring buffer for raw data
 streams

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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