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SubjectRe: [PATCH 05/11] perf intel-pt: Use itrace error flags to suppress some errors
On 9/07/20 9:13 pm, Adrian Hunter wrote:
> On 9/07/20 8:50 pm, Andi Kleen wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 09, 2020 at 08:36:22PM +0300, Adrian Hunter wrote:
>>> The itrace "e" option may be followed by a number which has the
>>> following effect for Intel PT:
>>> 1 Suppress overflow events
>>> 2 Suppress trace data lost events
>>> The values may be combined by bitwise OR'ing them.
>>> Suppressing those errors can be useful for testing and debugging
>>> because they are not due to decoding.
>> I suspect it will be useful to more than just decoding and debugging.
>> But the number is not a nice user interface.
>> How about e[....]
>> like e[ol]
> Do you mean literally square-brackets? If you were really unlucky you might
> get pathname expansion with that.
>> Also it's a bit unusual that this disables instead of enables, but ok.

What about prefixing each flag with - i.e.


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