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SubjectRe: [PATCH V6 03/16] perf/core: Add support for PERF_SAMPLE_CODE_PAGE_SIZE

On 8/10/2020 5:41 PM, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 10, 2020 at 02:24:23PM -0700, Kan Liang wrote:
>> From: Stephane Eranian <>
>> When studying code layout, it is useful to capture the page size of the
>> sampled code address.
>> Add a new sample type for code page size.
>> The new sample type requires collecting the ip. The code page size can
>> be calculated from the IRQ-safe perf_get_page_size().
>> Only the generic support is covered. The large PEBS will be disabled
>> with this sample type.

I think the reason is similar to PERF_SAMPLE_DATA_PAGE_SIZE. For large
PEBS, the mapping could be gone for the earlier PEBS records. Invalid
page size may be retrieved. I will update the commit message.


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