Re: [PATCH] perf: remove PERF_SAMPLE_RAW

From: Frederic Weisbecker
Date: Thu Aug 27 2009 - 09:26:51 EST

On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 10:17:53AM +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> seems I forgot lkml...
> ---
> Apparently people think trace-events became an ABI the moment perf
> exported them, regardless what the text surrounding PERF_SAMPLE_RAW said
> about the opaqueness of the data provided.

But people think wrong. This is why Steve has written the format files
of trace events, to have a dynamic ABI specification.

> I'm not willing to make anything trace related into an ABI, hence remove
> this.


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