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Bug#600935: [linux-2.6] Please consider to enable CONFIG_LATENCYTOP

On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 11:44:09PM +0800, liang wrote:
> Package: linux-2.6
> Version: 2.6.36~rc5-1~experimental.1
> Severity: wishlist
> Hi, 
> Latencytop is a excelient utility to latency problem in desktop environment, it
> can only work with CONFIG_LATENCYTOP enabled kernel, so I advice to consider 
> enable CONFIG_LATENCYTOP in future linux-image. 
> Compired with /boot/config-2.6.36-rc6-amd64, when CONFIG_LATENCYTOP is enabled,
> following options will be enabled too. 
> Bug 481684 was submitted to ask to enable CONFIG_LATENCY on May 18 2008, but
> debian provide kernel debug now, is it the time to consider to enable CONFIG_LATENCYTOP ? 

You misunderstand.  We do not enable debugging options that will hurt
performance for most users.  This has nothing to do with providing debug
information, which is provided in separate packages and has a minimal
effect on the kernel image packages.


Ben Hutchings
We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking.
                                                              - Albert Camus

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