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SubjectRe: [RFC 1/2] perf/core: Enable sched_task callbacks if PMU has it
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On 11/2/2020 9:52 AM, Namhyung Kim wrote:
> If an event associated with a PMU which has a sched_task callback,
> it should be called regardless of cpu/task context. For example,


I don't think it's necessary. We should call it when we have to.
Otherwise, it just waste cycles.
Shouldn't the patch 2 be enough?

Thanks,
Kan

> a per-cpu event might enable large PEBS buffers so it needs to flush
> the buffer whenever task scheduling happens. >
> The underlying PMU may or may not require this for the given event,
> but it will be handled in the pmu::sched_task() callback anyway.
>
> Signed-off-by: Namhyung Kim <namhyung@kernel.org>
> ---
> kernel/events/core.c | 4 ++++
> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/kernel/events/core.c b/kernel/events/core.c
> index b458ed3dc81b..aaa0155c4142 100644
> --- a/kernel/events/core.c
> +++ b/kernel/events/core.c
> @@ -4696,6 +4696,8 @@ static void unaccount_event(struct perf_event *event)
> dec = true;
> if (has_branch_stack(event))
> dec = true;
> + if (event->pmu->sched_task)
> + dec = true;
> if (event->attr.ksymbol)
> atomic_dec(&nr_ksymbol_events);
> if (event->attr.bpf_event)
> @@ -11225,6 +11227,8 @@ static void account_event(struct perf_event *event)
> inc = true;
> if (is_cgroup_event(event))
> inc = true;
> + if (event->pmu->sched_task)
> + inc = true;
> if (event->attr.ksymbol)
> atomic_inc(&nr_ksymbol_events);
> if (event->attr.bpf_event)
>

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