[Bug 1039871] [NEW] [needs-packaging] oprofile 0.9.7

Launchpad Bug Tracker 1039871 at bugs.launchpad.net
Wed Aug 22 20:03:03 UTC 2012

Antonio Rosales (a.rosales) has assigned this bug to you for Quantal:

Per Oprofile home page:

"OProfile is a system-wide profiler for Linux systems, capable of
profiling all running code at low overhead. OProfile is released under
the GNU GPL. It consists of a kernel driver and a daemon for collecting
sample data, and several post-profiling tools for turning data into

Project Homepage: http://oprofile.sourceforge.net/

License: GNU GPL Version 2, June 1991


Oneiric Universe contained oprofile 0.9.6. However, oprofile missed
12.04. Currently targeting Quantal (12.10) Universe for 0.9.7 packaging.

Debian sid[0] and squeeze[1] release contain the 0.9.6 version. With the
Developer Information (PTS) page having a todo to package the latest
upstreat version, 0.9.7.

The following two patches will also need to be applied ontop of 0.9.7 in
order to properly profile new IvyBridge Intel systems.

[2] 1. 493c346d03927955d16e2190600748dcbb3dfe2b
Author: Andi Kleen <ak at linux.intel.com>
Date: Fri May 25 10:07:36 2012 -0500

    This adds the event list for Intel IvyBridge and the model number
    for the current IvyBridge systems

    Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak at linux.intel.com>
[3] 2. eec156559f836838432e5317d59b2a11d2ce712d
Author: Andi Kleen <andi at firstfloor.org>
Date: Fri May 25 08:12:45 2012 -0500

    Implement the ANY (any thread) extra bit for Intel CPUs. Needed
    for some of the new events.

    Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak at linux.intel.com>

[0] http://packages.debian.org/sid/oprofile
[1] http://packages.debian.org/squeeze/oprofile
[2] http://oprofile.git.sourceforge.net/git/gitweb.cgi?p=oprofile/oprofile;a=commit;h=493c346
[3] http://oprofile.git.sourceforge.net/git/gitweb.cgi?p=oprofile/oprofile;a=commit;h=eec1565

** Affects: ubuntu
     Importance: High
     Assignee: Ubuntu Server Team (ubuntu-server)
         Status: New

** Affects: Ubuntu Quantal
     Importance: High
     Assignee: Ubuntu Server Team (ubuntu-server)
         Status: New

** Tags: needs-packaging
[needs-packaging] oprofile 0.9.7
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