[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/1] kernel: add support for building kernel companied userspace tools
thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Thu Jan 31 22:53:26 UTC 2013
Dear Tzu-Jung Lee,
On Fri, 1 Feb 2013 03:48:36 +0800, Tzu-Jung Lee wrote:
> +config BR2_LINUX_KERNEL_TOOLS_PERF
> + bool "Build Performance analysis tools for Linux"
> + default n
> + select BR2_PACKAGE_LIBELF
> + help
> + Performance counters for Linux are a new kernel-based
> + subsystem that provide a framework for all things
> + performance analysis. It covers hardware level (CPU/PMU,
> + Performance Monitoring Unit) features and software features
> + (software counters, tracepoints) as well.
Thanks, but we already have a perf package. See package/perf/ in the
current Git version of Buildroot (it isn't part of the latest stable
2012.11 release, but it will be part of 2013.02).
If it somehow doesn't work for you, do not hesitate to report issues,
we'll try to fix them.
Thomas Petazzoni, Free Electrons
Kernel, drivers, real-time and embedded Linux
development, consulting, training and support.
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