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Date:   Thu, 23 Nov 2017 10:49:16 +0100
From:   Peter Zijlstra <>
To:     Christoph Hellwig <>
Cc:     Alexei Starovoitov <>,
        Song Liu <>,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/6] enable creating [k,u]probe with perf_event_open

On Thu, Nov 23, 2017 at 01:02:00AM -0800, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> Just curious: why do you want to overload a multiplexer syscall even
> more instead of adding explicit syscalls?

Mostly because perf provides much of what they already want; fd-based
lifetime and bpf integration.

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