[PATCH 0/3] perf_events and hw_breakpoints fix and cleanup

Frederic Weisbecker fweisbec at gmail.com
Mon Sep 13 13:08:55 PDT 2010


On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 01:01:17PM -0700, Matt Helsley wrote:
> Fixes a bug in the way that hardward breakpoints pass around [v]pids.
> 
> The last two patches move the pid resolution closer to the syscall
> and avoid passing pids entirely so that the perf event code does not
> need to worry about being in the wrong pid namespace when kernel
> counters are created.
> 
> NOTE: Applies to -tip perf/core. Compile-tested only at the moment.



Thanks a lot, I'll test that and push for -tip + backport in no big problem
arise.



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