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Subject[PATCH v4 3/4] perf report: Add SPE options to --itrace argument
From: Tan Xiaojun <>

The previous patch added support in "perf report" for some arm-spe
events(llc-miss, tlb-miss, branch-miss, remote_access). This patch
adds their help instructions.

Signed-off-by: Tan Xiaojun <>
Tested-by: Qi Liu <>
Signed-off-by: James Clark <>
Cc: Will Deacon <>
Cc: Mark Rutland <>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <>
Cc: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>
Cc: Alexander Shishkin <>
Cc: Jiri Olsa <>
Cc: Tan Xiaojun <>
Cc: Al Grant <>
Cc: Namhyung Kim <>
tools/perf/Documentation/itrace.txt | 5 ++++-
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/tools/perf/Documentation/itrace.txt b/tools/perf/Documentation/itrace.txt
index 82ff7dad40c2..8e1488de1fb3 100644
--- a/tools/perf/Documentation/itrace.txt
+++ b/tools/perf/Documentation/itrace.txt
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
i synthesize instructions events
- b synthesize branches events
+ b synthesize branches events (branch misses on Arm)
c synthesize branches events (calls only)
r synthesize branches events (returns only)
x synthesize transactions events
@@ -12,6 +12,9 @@
g synthesize a call chain (use with i or x)
l synthesize last branch entries (use with i or x)
s skip initial number of events
+ m synthesize LLC miss events
+ t synthesize TLB miss events
+ a synthesize remote access events

The default is all events i.e. the same as --itrace=ibxwpe,
except for perf script where it is --itrace=ce
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