Actually some tracepoints have already been removed, at least in this i915 commit from Feb 2011:
e.g. i915_gem_request_submit was removed (in favor of a more generic tracepoint), and it was used by PowerTop to determine GPU ops/s. PowerTop got patched for that in December.
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