Nsight event collection

According the the manual “You cannot collect any events in NVIDIA Nsight Compute CLI” [1], however, there is a section that compares nvprof and nsight events [2]. For example, there is an event named smsp__thread_inst_executed.sum but there is no –event option.
What should I do?

[1] https://docs.nvidia.com/nsight-compute/NsightComputeCli/index.html#nvprof-metric-collection

[2] https://docs.nvidia.com/nsight-compute/NsightComputeCli/index.html#nvprof-event-comparison

CUPTI and nvprof differentiate between HW-specific events and more general metrics. There is no such distinction in Nsight Compute, which is what is pointed out by the documentation. There are only metrics. As such, smsp__thread_inst_executed.sum would be collected as every other metric, using the --metrics option.

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