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Date:   Wed, 6 Jan 2021 09:14:22 +0800
From:   Lu Baolu <baolu.lu@...ux.intel.com>
To:     Will Deacon <will@...nel.org>
Cc:     baolu.lu@...ux.intel.com, Joerg Roedel <joro@...tes.org>,
        Ashok Raj <ashok.raj@...el.com>,
        Jacob Pan <jacob.jun.pan@...ux.intel.com>,
        Guo Kaijie <Kaijie.Guo@...el.com>,
        Liu Yi L <yi.l.liu@...el.com>,
        iommu@...ts.linux-foundation.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/5] iommu/vt-d: Remove unused dma map/unmap trace events

Hi Will,

On 2021/1/6 3:04, Will Deacon wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 31, 2020 at 08:53:21AM +0800, Lu Baolu wrote:
>> With commit c588072bba6b5 ("iommu/vt-d: Convert intel iommu driver to
>> the iommu ops"), the trace events for dma map/unmap have no users any
>> more. Remove them so that they don't show up under
>> /sys/kernel/debug/tracing/events/intel_iommu. The users should use the
>> map/unmap traces defined in the iommu core from now on.
>>
>> Fixes: c588072bba6b5 ("iommu/vt-d: Convert intel iommu driver to the iommu ops")
>> Signed-off-by: Lu Baolu <baolu.lu@...ux.intel.com>
>> ---
>>   include/trace/events/intel_iommu.h | 119 -----------------------------
>>   1 file changed, 119 deletions(-)
> 
> Is this needed in 5.11, or can it wait until 5.12?

It's necessary for 5.11 as far as I can see. Without this, users still
see the events under /sys/kernel/debug/tracing/events/intel_iommu, but
they will get nothing traced even they enable the events.

> 
> Will
> 

Best regards,
baolu

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