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Subject[PATCH v1 5/8] perf docs: extend stat mode docs with info on --ctl-fd[-ack] options
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Extend perf-stat.txt file with --ctl-fd[-ack] options description.
Document possible usage model introduced by --ctl-fd[-ack] options
by providing example bash shell script.

Signed-off-by: Alexey Budankov <alexey.budankov@linux.intel.com>
---
tools/perf/Documentation/perf-stat.txt | 38 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++
1 file changed, 38 insertions(+)

diff --git a/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-stat.txt b/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-stat.txt
index 4d56586b2fb9..a8a279ff9cb2 100644
--- a/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-stat.txt
+++ b/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-stat.txt
@@ -164,6 +164,44 @@ with it. --append may be used here. Examples:
3>results perf stat --log-fd 3 -- $cmd
3>>results perf stat --log-fd 3 --append -- $cmd

+--ctl-fd::
+--ctl-fd-ack::
+
+Listen on ctl-fd descriptor for command to control measurement ('r': resume, 'p': pause).
+Optionally send control command completion ('a') to fd-ack descriptor to synchronize with
+the controlling process. Example of bash shell script to resume and pause measurements:
+#!/bin/bash
+
+ctl_dir=/tmp/
+
+ctl_fifo=${ctl_dir}perf_ctl.fifo
+test -p ${ctl_fifo} && unlink ${ctl_fifo}
+mkfifo ${ctl_fifo}
+exec {ctl_fd}<>${ctl_fifo}
+
+ctl_ack_fifo=${ctl_dir}perf_ctl_ack.fifo
+test -p ${ctl_ack_fifo} && unlink ${ctl_ack_fifo}
+mkfifo ${ctl_ack_fifo}
+exec {ctl_fd_ack}<>${ctl_ack_fifo}
+
+perf stat -D -1 -e cpu-cycles -a -I 1000 \
+ --ctl-fd ${ctl_fd} --ctl-fd-ack ${ctl_fd_ack} \
+ -- sleep 30 &
+perf_pid=$!
+
+sleep 5 && echo 'r' >&${ctl_fd} && read -u ${ctl_fd_ack} r1 && echo "resumed(${r1})"
+sleep 10 && echo 'p' >&${ctl_fd} && read -u ${ctl_fd_ack} p1 && echo "paused(${p1})"
+
+exec {ctl_fd_ack}>&-
+unlink ${ctl_ack_fifo}
+
+exec {ctl_fd}>&-
+unlink ${ctl_fifo}
+
+wait -n ${perf_pid}
+exit $?
+
+
--pre::
--post::
Pre and post measurement hooks, e.g.:
--
2.24.1
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