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authorIngo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>2009-09-21 12:02:48 +0200
committerIngo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>2009-09-21 14:28:04 +0200
commitcdd6c482c9ff9c55475ee7392ec8f672eddb7be6 (patch)
tree81f98a3ab46c589792057fe2392c1e10f8ad7893 /arch/frv/lib
parentdfc65094d0313cc48969fa60bcf33d693aeb05a7 (diff)
downloadlinux-cdd6c482c9ff9c55475ee7392ec8f672eddb7be6.tar.gz
perf: Do the big rename: Performance Counters -> Performance Events
Bye-bye Performance Counters, welcome Performance Events! In the past few months the perfcounters subsystem has grown out its initial role of counting hardware events, and has become (and is becoming) a much broader generic event enumeration, reporting, logging, monitoring, analysis facility. Naming its core object 'perf_counter' and naming the subsystem 'perfcounters' has become more and more of a misnomer. With pending code like hw-breakpoints support the 'counter' name is less and less appropriate. All in one, we've decided to rename the subsystem to 'performance events' and to propagate this rename through all fields, variables and API names. (in an ABI compatible fashion) The word 'event' is also a bit shorter than 'counter' - which makes it slightly more convenient to write/handle as well. Thanks goes to Stephane Eranian who first observed this misnomer and suggested a rename. User-space tooling and ABI compatibility is not affected - this patch should be function-invariant. (Also, defconfigs were not touched to keep the size down.) This patch has been generated via the following script: FILES=$(find * -type f | grep -vE 'oprofile|[^K]config') sed -i \ -e 's/PERF_EVENT_/PERF_RECORD_/g' \ -e 's/PERF_COUNTER/PERF_EVENT/g' \ -e 's/perf_counter/perf_event/g' \ -e 's/nb_counters/nb_events/g' \ -e 's/swcounter/swevent/g' \ -e 's/tpcounter_event/tp_event/g' \ $FILES for N in $(find . -name perf_counter.[ch]); do M=$(echo $N | sed 's/perf_counter/perf_event/g') mv $N $M done FILES=$(find . -name perf_event.*) sed -i \ -e 's/COUNTER_MASK/REG_MASK/g' \ -e 's/COUNTER/EVENT/g' \ -e 's/\<event\>/event_id/g' \ -e 's/counter/event/g' \ -e 's/Counter/Event/g' \ $FILES ... to keep it as correct as possible. This script can also be used by anyone who has pending perfcounters patches - it converts a Linux kernel tree over to the new naming. We tried to time this change to the point in time where the amount of pending patches is the smallest: the end of the merge window. Namespace clashes were fixed up in a preparatory patch - and some stylistic fallout will be fixed up in a subsequent patch. ( NOTE: 'counters' are still the proper terminology when we deal with hardware registers - and these sed scripts are a bit over-eager in renaming them. I've undone some of that, but in case there's something left where 'counter' would be better than 'event' we can undo that on an individual basis instead of touching an otherwise nicely automated patch. ) Suggested-by: Stephane Eranian <eranian@google.com> Acked-by: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl> Acked-by: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org> Reviewed-by: Arjan van de Ven <arjan@linux.intel.com> Cc: Mike Galbraith <efault@gmx.de> Cc: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com> Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> Cc: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org> Cc: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com> Cc: Kyle McMartin <kyle@mcmartin.ca> Cc: Martin Schwidefsky <schwidefsky@de.ibm.com> Cc: "David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com> Cc: <linux-arch@vger.kernel.org> LKML-Reference: <new-submission> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
Diffstat (limited to 'arch/frv/lib')
-rw-r--r--arch/frv/lib/Makefile2
-rw-r--r--arch/frv/lib/perf_event.c (renamed from arch/frv/lib/perf_counter.c)8
2 files changed, 5 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/arch/frv/lib/Makefile b/arch/frv/lib/Makefile
index 0a377210c89..f4709756d0d 100644
--- a/arch/frv/lib/Makefile
+++ b/arch/frv/lib/Makefile
@@ -5,4 +5,4 @@
lib-y := \
__ashldi3.o __lshrdi3.o __muldi3.o __ashrdi3.o __negdi2.o __ucmpdi2.o \
checksum.o memcpy.o memset.o atomic-ops.o atomic64-ops.o \
- outsl_ns.o outsl_sw.o insl_ns.o insl_sw.o cache.o perf_counter.o
+ outsl_ns.o outsl_sw.o insl_ns.o insl_sw.o cache.o perf_event.o
diff --git a/arch/frv/lib/perf_counter.c b/arch/frv/lib/perf_event.c
index 2000feecd57..9ac5acfd2e9 100644
--- a/arch/frv/lib/perf_counter.c
+++ b/arch/frv/lib/perf_event.c
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-/* Performance counter handling
+/* Performance event handling
*
* Copyright (C) 2009 Red Hat, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
* Written by David Howells (dhowells@redhat.com)
@@ -9,11 +9,11 @@
* 2 of the Licence, or (at your option) any later version.
*/
-#include <linux/perf_counter.h>
+#include <linux/perf_event.h>
/*
- * mark the performance counter as pending
+ * mark the performance event as pending
*/
-void set_perf_counter_pending(void)
+void set_perf_event_pending(void)
{
}