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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] xen: arm: perfc: count individual SGIs and PPIs


On 09/11/15 14:20, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Mon, 2015-11-09 at 07:11 -0700, Jan Beulich wrote:
>>>>> On 09.11.15 at 15:01, <ian.campbell@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> SPIs are too numerous and not indivcidually as interesting.
>>> Make the exists #IPIS counter x86 specific.
>> I'd recommend not to - even if ARM doesn't want to use it, it's still a
>> pretty generic thing.
> ARM calls these "SGIs" (Software Generated Is), but I suppose I don't mind
> keeping the #IPIS around and generic though.

With this patch the only usage of #IPIS is in arch/x86. It will confuse
the user because #IPIs will always be 0 on ARM.

So I don't see any point to keep the definition common.


Julien Grall

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