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SubjectRe: [RFC perf,bpf 5/5] perf util: generate bpf_prog_info_event for short living bpf programs
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On 11/6/18 6:09 PM, Alexei Starovoitov wrote:
> On 11/6/18 4:44 PM, David Ahern wrote:
>>
>> So one use case is profiling bpf programs. I was also considering the
>> auditing discussion from some weeks ago which I thought the events are
>> also targeting.
>
> yes. there should be separate mode for 're: audit discussion' where
> only bpf events are collected. This patch set doesn't add that to
> perf user space side.
> The kernel side is common though. It can be used for bpf load/unload
> only and for different use case in this set. Which is making
> bpf program appear in normal 'perf report'.

It would be good for perf-script to work in the next version. Users
should be able to dump the event from the kernel and the synthesized
events. Should be trivial to add and allows a review of both
perspectives -- profiling and monitoring events.

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