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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] perf report: Fix debug messages with --call-graph option
On Sat, Sep 23, 2017 at 04:18:14PM +0800, Mengting Zhang wrote:
> With --call-graph option, perf report can display call chains using
> type, min percent threshold, optional print limit and order. And the
> default call-graph parameter is 'graph,0.5,caller,function,percent'.
> Before this patch, 'perf report --call-graph' shows incorrect debug
> messages as below:
> [root@localhost perf]# ./perf report --call-graph
> Invalid callchain mode: 0.5
> Invalid callchain order: 0.5
> Invalid callchain sort key: 0.5
> Invalid callchain config key: 0.5
> Invalid callchain mode: caller
> Invalid callchain mode: function
> Invalid callchain order: function
> Invalid callchain mode: percent
> Invalid callchain order: percent
> Invalid callchain sort key: percent
> That is because in function __parse_callchain_report_opt(),each field
> of the call-graph parameter is passed to parse_callchain_{mode,order,
> sort_key,value} in turn until it meets the matching value.
> For example, the order field "caller" is passed to parse_callchain_mode()
> firstly and obviously it doesn't match any mode field. Therefore
> parse_callchain_mode() will shows the debug message "Invalid callchain
> mode: caller", which could confuse users.
> The patch fixes this issue by moving the warning out of the function
> parse_callchain_{mode,order,sort_key,value}.
> Signed-off-by: Mengting Zhang <>

Acked-by: Jiri Olsa <>


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