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Date:	Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:34:36 -0800
From:	Sukadev Bhattiprolu <>
To:	Jiri Olsa <>
Cc:	Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>,
	Michael Ellerman <>,
	Paul Mackerras <>,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v6 3/4] perf Documentation: add event parameters

Jiri Olsa [] wrote:
| On Sun, Dec 21, 2014 at 11:49:26PM -0800, Sukadev Bhattiprolu wrote:
| > From: Cody P Schafer <>
| > +		In the case of the last example, a value replacing "?" would
| > +		need to be provided by the user selecting the particular event.
| > +		This is referred to as "event parameterization". All
| > +		non-numerical values indicate an event parameter.
| I see.. here's the glitch ;-) I thought we agreed on forcing '?'
| as the value for param events, not 'All non-numerical values'

Yes, it is currently more broad than needed, but it is not really
user input - we are just parsing sysfs entries that developer specified
in the kernel. If necessary, we can tighten that independently ?
| thanks,
| jirka

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