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Subject[tip:perf/core] perf tools: Fix typos / broken sentences
Commit-ID:  734ac47e23aee12e1c16a4dd52d7c1cb893eaf6c
Author: Andi Kleen <>
AuthorDate: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 15:09:00 -0700
Committer: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>
CommitDate: Tue, 2 Jul 2019 16:08:16 -0300

perf tools: Fix typos / broken sentences

- Fix a typo in the man page
- Fix a tip that doesn't make any sense.

Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <>
Cc: Jiri Olsa <>
Signed-off-by: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>
tools/perf/Documentation/perf-report.txt | 2 +-
tools/perf/Documentation/tips.txt | 2 +-
2 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-report.txt b/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-report.txt
index 8c4372819e11..987261d158d4 100644
--- a/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-report.txt
+++ b/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-report.txt
@@ -89,7 +89,7 @@ OPTIONS
- socket: processor socket number the task ran at the time of sample
- srcline: filename and line number executed at the time of sample. The
DWARF debugging info must be provided.
- - srcfile: file name of the source file of the same. Requires dwarf
+ - srcfile: file name of the source file of the samples. Requires dwarf
- weight: Event specific weight, e.g. memory latency or transaction
abort cost. This is the global weight.
diff --git a/tools/perf/Documentation/tips.txt b/tools/perf/Documentation/tips.txt
index 869965d629ce..825745a645c1 100644
--- a/tools/perf/Documentation/tips.txt
+++ b/tools/perf/Documentation/tips.txt
@@ -38,6 +38,6 @@ To report cacheline events from previous recording: perf c2c report
To browse sample contexts use perf report --sample 10 and select in context menu
To separate samples by time use perf report --sort time,overhead,sym
To set sample time separation other than 100ms with --sort time use --time-quantum
-Add -I to perf report to sample register values visible in perf report context.
+Add -I to perf record to sample register values, which will be visible in perf report sample context.
To show IPC for sampling periods use perf record -e '{cycles,instructions}:S' and then browse context
To show context switches in perf report sample context add --switch-events to perf record.
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