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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v1 00/40] Split up the trace-events file

From: Stefan Hajnoczi
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v1 00/40] Split up the trace-events file
Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2016 13:33:23 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.6.1 (2016-04-27)

On Thu, Jun 09, 2016 at 05:57:54PM +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> To quote Peter today:
>   pm215: "trace-events: causing merge conflicts since 2010"
> There's really no good reason why we should continue
> to suffer from this. Even if the trace tool generator
> can't yet generate multiple independant output files,
> we can still trivially have multiple independant
> input files.
> This series splits up trace-events so that there is
> one trace-events file per sub-directory that has
> tracing events defined. This means that the trace-events
> files now get assoociated with the subsystem maintainers
> if you run get_maintainer.pl on a patch. It also means
> that responsibility for resolving conflicts is now
> delegated to subsystem maintainers, and overall such
> conflicts should be much rarer.
> Finally, we will likely need this kind of split work done
> when we do finally get the ability to generate multiple
> output files, so it is a worthwhile thing to change now
> regardless.

This looks useful, thanks.

Please update docs/tracing.txt and qemu-options.hx with

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