Re: [Perfctr-devel] perfctr and Linus' tree?

Albert Cahalan (
07 Mar 2003 15:14:15 -0500

Mikael Pettersson writes:

> I'm planning to simplify the kernel <--> user-space
> interface in perfctr-2.6 (drop /proc/pid/perfctr and
> go back to /dev/perfctr), and then I _think_ I can
> do a version that doesn't require patching kernel
> source. (It will do binary code patching at module
> load-time instead. Horrible as that sounds, it's
> easier to deal with for users.)

That would make porting more difficult. I don't think
these changes will help you gain acceptance.

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