Re: [perfmon] 2.6.19 new perfmon code base + libpfm + pfmon

From: William Cohen <wcohen_at_redhat.com>
Date: 2006-12-06 04:24:36
Stephane Eranian wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I have released another version of the perfmon new code base packages.
> 
> There is no major updates in this version compared to 061127. This is 
> a convenience release so that people can use plain 2.6.19.
> 
> The perfmon2 kernel changes are:
> 	- fix UP exit bug in system-wide mode where the active context
> 	  accounting was done incorrectly.
> 	- MIPS update to correct register hardware addresses (Phil Mucci)
> 
> I have also released a new libpfm, libpfm-3.2-061204 with the
> following changes:
> 	- updated MIPS processor detection code
> 
> Also a new version of pfmon, pfmon-3.2-061204 with the following changes:
> 	- fix various perfmon v2.0 compatibility bugs for IA-64
> 	- fortify return values for read() (will Cohen)
> 	
> Both libpfm and pfmon releases work with kernel-patch 061127 or 061204.
> 
> You can grab the new packages at our web site:
> 
> 	 http://perfmon2.sf.net
> 
> Enjoy,
> 

Some of the ptrace functions (e.g. ptrace_may_attach in perfmon_syscall.c) 
being used in the perfmon kernel patches will go away with the utrace patches: 
http://people.redhat.com/roland/utrace/


-Will
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Received on Wed Dec 06 04:28:18 2006

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