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Subject[PATCH v4 1/8] perf tools: Report itrace options in help
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From: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com>

I often forget all the options that --itrace accepts. Instead of burying
them in the man page only report them in the normal command line help
too to make them easier accessible.

v2: Align
Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com>
---
tools/perf/builtin-inject.c | 3 ++-
tools/perf/builtin-report.c | 2 +-
tools/perf/builtin-script.c | 2 +-
tools/perf/util/auxtrace.h | 19 +++++++++++++++++++
4 files changed, 23 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/tools/perf/builtin-inject.c b/tools/perf/builtin-inject.c
index a3b346359ba0..b649a0511ed8 100644
--- a/tools/perf/builtin-inject.c
+++ b/tools/perf/builtin-inject.c
@@ -803,7 +803,8 @@ int cmd_inject(int argc, const char **argv)
"kallsyms pathname"),
OPT_BOOLEAN('f', "force", &data.force, "don't complain, do it"),
OPT_CALLBACK_OPTARG(0, "itrace", &inject.itrace_synth_opts,
- NULL, "opts", "Instruction Tracing options",
+ NULL, "opts", "Instruction Tracing options\n"
+ ITRACE_HELP,
itrace_parse_synth_opts),
OPT_BOOLEAN(0, "strip", &inject.strip,
"strip non-synthesized events (use with --itrace)"),
diff --git a/tools/perf/builtin-report.c b/tools/perf/builtin-report.c
index 02f7a3c27761..d48ea050e95e 100644
--- a/tools/perf/builtin-report.c
+++ b/tools/perf/builtin-report.c
@@ -1105,7 +1105,7 @@ int cmd_report(int argc, const char **argv)
OPT_CALLBACK(0, "percentage", NULL, "relative|absolute",
"how to display percentage of filtered entries", parse_filter_percentage),
OPT_CALLBACK_OPTARG(0, "itrace", &itrace_synth_opts, NULL, "opts",
- "Instruction Tracing options",
+ "Instruction Tracing options\n" ITRACE_HELP,
itrace_parse_synth_opts),
OPT_BOOLEAN(0, "full-source-path", &srcline_full_filename,
"Show full source file name path for source lines"),
diff --git a/tools/perf/builtin-script.c b/tools/perf/builtin-script.c
index 568ddfac3213..910e0f1f2876 100644
--- a/tools/perf/builtin-script.c
+++ b/tools/perf/builtin-script.c
@@ -3193,7 +3193,7 @@ int cmd_script(int argc, const char **argv)
OPT_BOOLEAN(0, "ns", &nanosecs,
"Use 9 decimal places when displaying time"),
OPT_CALLBACK_OPTARG(0, "itrace", &itrace_synth_opts, NULL, "opts",
- "Instruction Tracing options",
+ "Instruction Tracing options\n" ITRACE_HELP,
itrace_parse_synth_opts),
OPT_BOOLEAN(0, "full-source-path", &srcline_full_filename,
"Show full source file name path for source lines"),
diff --git a/tools/perf/util/auxtrace.h b/tools/perf/util/auxtrace.h
index e731f55da072..041ee64a63bc 100644
--- a/tools/perf/util/auxtrace.h
+++ b/tools/perf/util/auxtrace.h
@@ -576,6 +576,23 @@ static inline void auxtrace__free(struct perf_session *session)
return session->auxtrace->free(session);
}

+#define ITRACE_HELP \
+" i: synthesize instructions events\n" \
+" b: synthesize branches events\n" \
+" c: synthesize branches events (calls only)\n" \
+" r: synthesize branches events (returns only)\n" \
+" x: synthesize transactions events\n" \
+" w: synthesize ptwrite events\n" \
+" p: synthesize power events\n" \
+" e: synthesize error events\n" \
+" d: create a debug log\n" \
+" g[len]: synthesize a call chain (use with i or x)\n" \
+" l[len]: synthesize last branch entries (use with i or x)\n" \
+" sNUMBER: skip initial number of events\n" \
+" PERIOD[ns|us|ms|i|t]: specify period to sample stream\n" \
+" concatenate multiple options. Default is ibxwpe or cewp\n"
+
+
#else

static inline struct auxtrace_record *
@@ -716,6 +733,8 @@ void auxtrace_mmap_params__set_idx(struct auxtrace_mmap_params *mp,
struct perf_evlist *evlist, int idx,
bool per_cpu);

+#define ITRACE_HELP ""
+
#endif

#endif
--
2.17.1
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