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SubjectRe: [PATCH] perf parse-events: Set exclude_guest for user-space counting
Em Wed, Aug 12, 2020 at 09:15:04AM -0300, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo escreveu:
> Em Wed, Aug 12, 2020 at 02:59:53PM +0800, Jin Yao escreveu:
> > Currently if we run 'perf record -e cycles:u', exclude_guest is 0.
> >
> > But it doesn't make sense that we request for user-space counting
> > but we also get the guest report.
> >
> > To keep perf semantics consistent and clear, this patch sets
> > exclude_guest for user-space counting.
>
> Applied, and also added this, that you should consider doing in the
> future (modulo the "Committer testing:" header :) ):
>
> Committer testing:
>
> Before:
>
> # perf record -e cycles:u
> ^C[ perf record: Woken up 1 times to write data ]
> [ perf record: Captured and wrote 1.231 MB perf.data (91 samples) ]
> #
> # perf evlist -v
> cycles:u: size: 120, { sample_period, sample_freq }: 4000, sample_type: IP|TID|TIME|ID|CPU|PERIOD, read_format: ID, disabled: 1, inherit: 1, exclude_kernel: 1, exclude_hv: 1, freq: 1, sample_id_all: 1
> <SNIP>
> #
>
> After:
>
> # perf record -e cycles:u
> ^C[ perf record: Woken up 1 times to write data ]
> [ perf record: Captured and wrote 1.263 MB perf.data (403 samples) ]
> #
> # perf evlist -v
> cycles:u: size: 120, { sample_period, sample_freq }: 4000, sample_type: IP|TID|TIME|ID|CPU|PERIOD, read_format: ID, disabled: 1, inherit: 1, exclude_kernel: 1, exclude_hv: 1, freq: 1, sample_id_all: 1, exclude_guest: 1
> #

Also, please run 'perf test', as this will require changes to some
expected perf_event_attr setups:

[root@quaco ~]# perf test "event definition"
6: Parse event definition strings : FAILED!
[root@quaco ~]#

- Arnaldo

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