Kernel performance measurement tool

Andy Whitcroft apw at canonical.com
Thu Sep 10 16:29:59 UTC 2009


On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 04:39:58PM +0100, Scott James Remnant wrote:
> 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?

That sounds pretty sensible to me.  We could have a single script which
was sharable for that too.

-apw




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