Re: [PATCH] RFC: perf, tools: Move gtk browser into separateperfgtk executable

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Tue Aug 13 2013 - 18:17:12 EST

On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 05:57:16PM -0400, Vince Weaver wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Aug 2013, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> >
> > that can only be addressed by either extending 'perf test' or by testing
> > libpfm et al sooner. The upstream kernel can only address regressions that
> > get reported.
> Most of the tests in my test-suite are reactive. Meaning, I wrote them
> after an ABI-breaking change was reported elsewhere, and I needed a small
> test case for bisection purposes. Thus they are good for finding if a
> corner of the perf ABI re-breaks but they're not great at spotting new
> breakages.

I guess best would be to just run the major other users (PAPI, perf, trinity,
numatop, ...?) once around rc1 time.

If it's reported at rc1 things can usually be fixed.

So would just need a easy script to do a quick test of all of these.

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