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Subject[PATCH v6 7/7] perf diff: Documentation -c cycles option
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Documentation the new computation selection 'cycles'.

v4:
---
Change the column 'Block cycles diff [start:end]' to
'[Program Block Range] Cycles Diff'

Signed-off-by: Jin Yao <yao.jin@linux.intel.com>
---
tools/perf/Documentation/perf-diff.txt | 17 ++++++++++++++---
1 file changed, 14 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-diff.txt b/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-diff.txt
index facd91e..d5cc15e 100644
--- a/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-diff.txt
+++ b/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-diff.txt
@@ -90,9 +90,10 @@ OPTIONS

-c::
--compute::
- Differential computation selection - delta, ratio, wdiff, delta-abs
- (default is delta-abs). Default can be changed using diff.compute
- config option. See COMPARISON METHODS section for more info.
+ Differential computation selection - delta, ratio, wdiff, cycles,
+ delta-abs (default is delta-abs). Default can be changed using
+ diff.compute config option. See COMPARISON METHODS section for
+ more info.

-p::
--period::
@@ -280,6 +281,16 @@ If specified the 'Weighted diff' column is displayed with value 'd' computed as:
- WEIGHT-A being the weight of the data file
- WEIGHT-B being the weight of the baseline data file

+cycles
+~~~~~~
+If specified the '[Program Block Range] Cycles Diff' column is displayed.
+It displays the cycles difference of same program basic block amongst
+two perf.data. The program basic block is the code between two branches.
+
+'[Program Block Range]' indicates the range of a program basic block.
+Source line is reported if it can be found otherwise uses symbol+offset
+instead.
+
SEE ALSO
--------
linkperf:perf-record[1], linkperf:perf-report[1]
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2.7.4
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