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SubjectRe: [PATCH perf,bpf 5/5] perf util: generate bpf_prog_info_event for short living bpf programs
On Wed, Nov 21, 2018 at 11:55:02AM -0800, Song Liu wrote:
> This patch enables perf-record to listen to bpf_event and generate
> bpf_prog_info_event for bpf programs loaded and unloaded during
> perf-record run.
>
> To minimize latency between bpf_event and following bpf calls, separate
> mmap with watermark of 1 is created to process these vip events. Then
> a separate dummy event is attached to the special mmap. A separate thread
> is used to only poll bpf events.
>
> By default, perf-record will listen to bpf_event. Option no-bpf-event is
> added in case the user would opt out.

I think only default perf-record for sampling should include it.
perf record -e for tracepoints, kprobes and anything else should imply no-bpf-event.

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