Kernel performance measurement tool

Scott James Remnant scott at
Thu Sep 10 15:39:58 UTC 2009

On Thu, 2009-09-10 at 09:11 -0600, Tim Gardner wrote:

> Scott - 2.6.31 contains a new performance measurement tool that is
> maintained within the upstream kernel git repository. By virtue of its
> location, I assume that this tool is very sensitive to the kernel ABI.
> How would you suggest we package this executable? Place it in
> /lib/modules/`uname -r` somewhere? I don't think the default install
> location from the Makefile is sensible with respect to providing a
> unique instance of the executable for each kernel ABI.
/lib/kernel/$(ver)/tool maybe?

With a shell script in /usr/bin that picks the right one?

Scott James Remnant
scott at
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