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SubjectRe: [PATCH] perf: fix documentation of the Flags section in perf.data
On Mon, Feb 18, 2019 at 03:18:46PM +0100, Jonas Rabenstein wrote:
> According to the current documentation the flags section is placed after
> the file header itself but the code assumes to find the flags section
> after the data section. This change updates the documentation to that
> assumption.

missing your Signed-off-by

Acked-by: Jiri Olsa <jolsa@kernel.org>

thanks,
jirka

> ---
> tools/perf/Documentation/perf.data-file-format.txt | 9 ++++-----
> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/tools/perf/Documentation/perf.data-file-format.txt b/tools/perf/Documentation/perf.data-file-format.txt
> index 5f9a3924830b..593ef49b273c 100644
> --- a/tools/perf/Documentation/perf.data-file-format.txt
> +++ b/tools/perf/Documentation/perf.data-file-format.txt
> @@ -43,11 +43,10 @@ struct perf_file_section {
>
> Flags section:
>
> -The header is followed by different optional headers, described by the bits set
> -in flags. Only headers for which the bit is set are included. Each header
> -consists of a perf_file_section located after the initial header.
> -The respective perf_file_section points to the data of the additional
> -header and defines its size.
> +For each of the optional features a perf_file_section it placed after the data
> +section if the feature bit is set in the perf_header flags bitset. The
> +respective perf_file_section points to the data of the additional header and
> +defines its size.
>
> Some headers consist of strings, which are defined like this:
>
> --
> 2.19.2
>

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