APPLIED: [PULL][Bionic] Restructure perf vendor event support for arm64

Seth Forshee seth.forshee at
Mon Apr 9 20:52:41 UTC 2018

On Wed, Apr 04, 2018 at 12:59:41PM -0600, dann frazier wrote:
> This PR comprises all clean cherry picks from upstream that
> restructures arm64 perf vendor event support, followed by a fix to
> enable that support for ThunderX2 B0 silicon. The latter could be
> backported without the restructuring - indeed, that's what I plan to
> submit for artful - however I think this larger backport is a better
> approach for bionic. We'll very likely need to add support for other
> arm64 platforms throughout the support life of bionic, and that will
> be easier/safer if we're on the other side of this transition.
> BugLink:
> The following changes since commit e4a338d3e1f71c4cb11abc41fd571a6d9dc0ef67:
>   UBUNTU: Ubuntu-4.15.0-14.15 (2018-04-02 16:09:51 -0300)
> are available in the Git repository at:
>   git:// lp1760712-bionic
> for you to fetch changes up to 03c09f02d96a3a19e4cdc22b5c99c9c3c41bb339:
>   perf vendor events arm64: Enable JSON events for ThunderX2 B0 (2018-04-03 12:18:32 -0600)

Applied to bionic/master-next, thanks!

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