[RFC PATCH 09/10] drivers/perf: Add support for ARMv8.2 Statistical Profiling Extension

Marc Zyngier marc.zyngier at arm.com
Thu Jan 12 03:31:55 PST 2017

On 10/01/17 22:04, Kim Phillips wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Jan 2017 18:10:26 +0000
> Will Deacon <will.deacon at arm.com> wrote:
>> +#define DRVNAME				"arm_spe_pmu"
> Based on Intel naming "intel_pt" and "intel_bts', I had expected
> "arm-spe" as the universal basename for SPE.  I don't really care about
> whether '_pmu' is included, but it's yet another naming inconsistency we
> have with coresight's "cs_etm" (the other being prefixed with "arm_").
> Also, nit, since I don't know why perf userspace tools can't handle
> dashes in PMU names (commit 3d1ff755e367 "arm: perf: clean up PMU
> names" doesn't say), can we at least start to use dashes in our
> filenames?  arm-spe-pmu.c is easier to type than arm_spe_pmu.c.

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