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SubjectRe: [PATCH] perf: replace automatic const char[] variables by statics
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On Sun, 4 Nov 2018 at 20:26, Jiri Olsa <jolsa@redhat.com> wrote:
>
> On Sat, Nov 03, 2018 at 12:06:23AM +0100, Rasmus Villemoes wrote:
> > An automatic const char[] variable gets initialized at runtime, just
> > like any other automatic variable. For long strings, that uses a lot of
> > stack and wastes time building the string; e.g. for the "No %s
> > allocation events..." case one has
> >
> > 444516: 48 b8 4e 6f 20 25 73 20 61 6c movabs $0x6c61207325206f4e,%rax # "No %s al"
> > ...
> > 444674: 48 89 45 80 mov %rax,-0x80(%rbp)
> > 444678: 48 b8 6c 6f 63 61 74 69 6f 6e movabs $0x6e6f697461636f6c,%rax # "location"
> > 444682: 48 89 45 88 mov %rax,-0x78(%rbp)
> > 444686: 48 b8 20 65 76 65 6e 74 73 20 movabs $0x2073746e65766520,%rax # " events "
> > 444690: 66 44 89 55 c4 mov %r10w,-0x3c(%rbp)
> > 444695: 48 89 45 90 mov %rax,-0x70(%rbp)
> > 444699: 48 b8 66 6f 75 6e 64 2e 20 20 movabs $0x20202e646e756f66,%rax
> >
> > Make them all static so that the compiler just references objects in .rodata.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Rasmus Villemoes <linux@rasmusvillemoes.dk>
>
> sounds good
>
> Acked-by: Jiri Olsa <jolsa@kernel.org>
>
> thanks,
> jirka
>
> > ---
> > tools/perf/builtin-c2c.c | 4 ++--
> > tools/perf/builtin-kmem.c | 4 ++--
> > tools/perf/builtin-report.c | 6 +++---
> > tools/perf/builtin-sched.c | 2 +-
> > tools/perf/ui/browsers/header.c | 2 +-
> > tools/perf/ui/browsers/hists.c | 4 ++--
> > 6 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/tools/perf/builtin-c2c.c b/tools/perf/builtin-c2c.c
> > index f3aa9d02a5ab..ab6a89e5393c 100644
> > --- a/tools/perf/builtin-c2c.c
> > +++ b/tools/perf/builtin-c2c.c
> > @@ -2343,7 +2343,7 @@ static int perf_c2c__browse_cacheline(struct hist_entry *he)
> > struct c2c_cacheline_browser *cl_browser;
> > struct hist_browser *browser;
> > int key = -1;
> > - const char help[] =
> > + static const char help[] =
> > " ENTER Toggle callchains (if present) \n"
> > " n Toggle Node details info \n"
> > " s Toggle full length of symbol and source line columns \n"
> > @@ -2424,7 +2424,7 @@ static int perf_c2c__hists_browse(struct hists *hists)
> > {
> > struct hist_browser *browser;
> > int key = -1;
> > - const char help[] =
> > + static const char help[] =
> > " d Display cacheline details \n"
> > " ENTER Toggle callchains (if present) \n"
> > " q Quit \n";
> > diff --git a/tools/perf/builtin-kmem.c b/tools/perf/builtin-kmem.c
> > index b63bca4b0c2a..088705c167bf 100644
> > --- a/tools/perf/builtin-kmem.c
> > +++ b/tools/perf/builtin-kmem.c
> > @@ -334,7 +334,7 @@ static int build_alloc_func_list(void)
> > struct alloc_func *func;
> > struct machine *machine = &kmem_session->machines.host;
> > regex_t alloc_func_regex;
> > - const char pattern[] = "^_?_?(alloc|get_free|get_zeroed)_pages?";
> > + static const char pattern[] = "^_?_?(alloc|get_free|get_zeroed)_pages?";
> >
> > ret = regcomp(&alloc_func_regex, pattern, REG_EXTENDED);
> > if (ret) {
> > @@ -1924,7 +1924,7 @@ int cmd_kmem(int argc, const char **argv)
> > NULL
> > };
> > struct perf_session *session;
> > - const char errmsg[] = "No %s allocation events found. Have you run 'perf kmem record --%s'?\n";
> > + static const char errmsg[] = "No %s allocation events found. Have you run 'perf kmem record --%s'?\n";
> > int ret = perf_config(kmem_config, NULL);
> >
> > if (ret)
> > diff --git a/tools/perf/builtin-report.c b/tools/perf/builtin-report.c
> > index 257c9c18cb7e..ff615c624784 100644
> > --- a/tools/perf/builtin-report.c
> > +++ b/tools/perf/builtin-report.c
> > @@ -955,9 +955,9 @@ int cmd_report(int argc, const char **argv)
> > int branch_mode = -1;
> > bool branch_call_mode = false;
> > #define CALLCHAIN_DEFAULT_OPT "graph,0.5,caller,function,percent"
> > - const char report_callchain_help[] = "Display call graph (stack chain/backtrace):\n\n"
> > - CALLCHAIN_REPORT_HELP
> > - "\n\t\t\t\tDefault: " CALLCHAIN_DEFAULT_OPT;
> > + static const char report_callchain_help[] = "Display call graph (stack chain/backtrace):\n\n"
> > + CALLCHAIN_REPORT_HELP
> > + "\n\t\t\t\tDefault: " CALLCHAIN_DEFAULT_OPT;
> > char callchain_default_opt[] = CALLCHAIN_DEFAULT_OPT;
> > const char * const report_usage[] = {
> > "perf report [<options>]",
> > diff --git a/tools/perf/builtin-sched.c b/tools/perf/builtin-sched.c
> > index cbf39dab19c1..2e0f0c65964a 100644
> > --- a/tools/perf/builtin-sched.c
> > +++ b/tools/perf/builtin-sched.c
> > @@ -3336,7 +3336,7 @@ static int __cmd_record(int argc, const char **argv)
> >
> > int cmd_sched(int argc, const char **argv)
> > {
> > - const char default_sort_order[] = "avg, max, switch, runtime";
> > + static const char default_sort_order[] = "avg, max, switch, runtime";
> > struct perf_sched sched = {
> > .tool = {
> > .sample = perf_sched__process_tracepoint_sample,
> > diff --git a/tools/perf/ui/browsers/header.c b/tools/perf/ui/browsers/header.c
> > index d75492189acb..5aeb663dd184 100644
> > --- a/tools/perf/ui/browsers/header.c
> > +++ b/tools/perf/ui/browsers/header.c
> > @@ -35,7 +35,7 @@ static int list_menu__run(struct ui_browser *menu)
> > {
> > int key;
> > unsigned long offset;
> > - const char help[] =
> > + static const char help[] =
> > "h/?/F1 Show this window\n"
> > "UP/DOWN/PGUP\n"
> > "PGDN/SPACE\n"
> > diff --git a/tools/perf/ui/browsers/hists.c b/tools/perf/ui/browsers/hists.c
> > index a96f62ca984a..eab9dc025b3a 100644
> > --- a/tools/perf/ui/browsers/hists.c
> > +++ b/tools/perf/ui/browsers/hists.c
> > @@ -2737,7 +2737,7 @@ static int perf_evsel__hists_browse(struct perf_evsel *evsel, int nr_events,
> > "S Zoom into current Processor Socket\n" \
> >
> > /* help messages are sorted by lexical order of the hotkey */
> > - const char report_help[] = HIST_BROWSER_HELP_COMMON
> > + static const char report_help[] = HIST_BROWSER_HELP_COMMON
> > "i Show header information\n"
> > "P Print histograms to perf.hist.N\n"
> > "r Run available scripts\n"
> > @@ -2745,7 +2745,7 @@ static int perf_evsel__hists_browse(struct perf_evsel *evsel, int nr_events,
> > "t Zoom into current Thread\n"
> > "V Verbose (DSO names in callchains, etc)\n"
> > "/ Filter symbol by name";
> > - const char top_help[] = HIST_BROWSER_HELP_COMMON
> > + static const char top_help[] = HIST_BROWSER_HELP_COMMON
> > "P Print histograms to perf.hist.N\n"
> > "t Zoom into current Thread\n"
> > "V Verbose (DSO names in callchains, etc)\n"
> > --
> > 2.19.1.6.gbde171bbf5
> >

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