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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 3/5] tools, perf, script: Add --call-trace and --call-ret-trace
Em Sat, Sep 29, 2018 at 03:39:03PM +0800, leo.yan@linaro.org escreveu:
> On Fri, Sep 28, 2018 at 10:19:44AM -0700, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > > Seems to me, these two features are _NOT_ only benefit for intel_pt,
> > > other hardware tracing (e.g. Arm CoreSight) can enable these features
> > > as well. This patch is to document only for intel_pt, later if we
> > > enable this feature on Arm platform we need to change the doc;
> > > alternatively we can use more general description for these two options
> > > at the first place. How about you think for this?
> >
> > Likely it already works for CoreSight
>
> I think Kim played with this patch series and he also pointed me for
> this series.
>
> > I specified intel_pt, because if we just say traces the users won't
> > know what PMU to specify for record. Being too abstract is
> > often not helpful.
> >
> > If someone successfully tests it on CoreSight they could submit
> > a patch to the documentation to add "or <coresightpmu>" to these
> > two cases. That would make it then clear for those users too.
>
> Okay, agree.
>
> Actually I applied your patch series v6 on the perf latest core branch
> and tested on Arm Juno board, I observed there have couple issues, one
> is CoreSight trace data doesn't support timestamp so I need to use
> '-F,-time' to workaround the command failure; another issue is now
> CoreSight is absent to set sample flags so perf fails to resolve
> symbols [1]; these two issues are only related with CoreSight decoder
> and it's no matter with this patch, so I didn't mention in my previous
> replying.

Could I take that as a Tested-by? I.e. you actually applied the patches,
run it and saw that it works as advertised, right?

- Arnaldo

> I need a bit more time to work out more formal CoreSight fixing patches
> and will send for reviewing (also will include one patch to clarifying
> Arm Coresight support in doc as suggested).
>
> Thanks,
> Leo Yan
>
> [1] https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/acme/linux.git/tree/tools/perf/builtin-script.c?h=perf/core#n1128

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