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SubjectRe: Should perf version match kernel version?

> > >We strive to have it all compatible, older perf should work on newer
> > >kernel and newer perf should work on older kernel.
> > >
> > >How well it's all tested is another.
> > >
> > >Personally I often use a very old perf.
> >
> > Yeah, never was a requirement, if you find some problem using a new perf on an old kernel or the other way around, please report.
> That's great to know. Thanks for the answers!

Someone should tell debian, AFAICT they believe perf version == kernel version is a
requirement...and so says their manpage.


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