Andi Kleen wrote:
> I get a lot of questions about how to use the architectural
> perfmon code which is the only way to make oprofile work
> on Nehalem and Atom systems currently. And these systems
> are quite widely used now.
> Since it gets tiring to explain to everyone how to get a release from
> CVS (and that is sometimes tricky to do through firewalls).
> Would it be possible to do an early release 0.9.5 for this? This could be
> either last stable version + arch perfmon patches or just the current tree
> which seems reasonable stable.
There's another new feature being reviewed on the list lately -- instruction-based sampling (IBS) -- that's probably a candidate for inclusion in the next release. I don't think we're too far away from getting that feature integrated. Once that's done, let's talk about putting out a 0.9.5 release.