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From: Namhyung Kim <namhyung@kernel.org>
To: Adrian Hunter <adrian.hunter@intel.com>
Cc: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@kernel.org>,
	Jiri Olsa <jolsa@redhat.com>, Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>,
	Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>, Leo Yan <leo.yan@linaro.org>,
	Kan Liang <kan.liang@linux.intel.com>,
	linux-perf-users <linux-perf-users@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH V2 00/10] perf script: Add API for filtering via dynamically loaded shared object
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2021 12:28:24 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAM9d7cgoJQgTK8t+9oLPrEUg=7-zkzFefRO=XnPmLcTDdJfHKQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210627131818.810-1-adrian.hunter@intel.com>

Hi Adrian,

On Sun, Jun 27, 2021 at 6:18 AM Adrian Hunter <adrian.hunter@intel.com> wrote:
>
> Hi
>
> In some cases, users want to filter very large amounts of data (e.g. from
> AUX area tracing like Intel PT) looking for something specific. While
> scripting such as Python can be used, Python is 10 to 20 times slower than
> C. So define a C API so that custom filters can be written and loaded.

Thanks for your work!  I guess we can use this for perf report (and others)
to have a custom filter too.

Thanks,
Namhyung

>
> This is V2.
>
> The main patch is patch 1.
>
> The other patches add more functionality, except for patch 5 which installs
> the C API header file.
>
>
> Changes in V2:
>     perf script: Move filter_cpu() earlier
>     perf script: Move filtering before scripting
>     perf script: Share addr_al between functions
>         Dropped because they have now been applied.
>
>     perf script: Add API for filtering via dynamically loaded shared object
>         Move 2 members of struct perf_dlfilter_sample
>         Add 'ctx' as an argument to 'start' and 'stop'
>         Find dlfilter .so files in current directory or exec-path/dlfilters
>
>     perf script: Add option to list dlfilters
>         New patch
>
>     perf script: Add option to pass arguments to dlfilters
>         New patch
>
>
> Adrian Hunter (10):
>       perf script: Add API for filtering via dynamically loaded shared object
>       perf script: Add dlfilter__filter_event_early()
>       perf script: Add option to list dlfilters
>       perf script: Add option to pass arguments to dlfilters
>       perf build: Install perf_dlfilter.h
>       perf dlfilter: Add resolve_address() to perf_dlfilter_fns
>       perf dlfilter: Add insn() to perf_dlfilter_fns
>       perf dlfilter: Add srcline() to perf_dlfilter_fns
>       perf dlfilter: Add attr() to perf_dlfilter_fns
>       perf dlfilter: Add object_code() to perf_dlfilter_fns
>
>  tools/perf/Documentation/perf-dlfilter.txt | 251 ++++++++++++
>  tools/perf/Documentation/perf-script.txt   |  15 +-
>  tools/perf/Makefile.config                 |   3 +
>  tools/perf/Makefile.perf                   |   4 +-
>  tools/perf/builtin-script.c                |  86 +++-
>  tools/perf/util/Build                      |   1 +
>  tools/perf/util/dlfilter.c                 | 615 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  tools/perf/util/dlfilter.h                 |  97 +++++
>  tools/perf/util/perf_dlfilter.h            | 150 +++++++
>  9 files changed, 1211 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)
>  create mode 100644 tools/perf/Documentation/perf-dlfilter.txt
>  create mode 100644 tools/perf/util/dlfilter.c
>  create mode 100644 tools/perf/util/dlfilter.h
>  create mode 100644 tools/perf/util/perf_dlfilter.h
>
>
> Regards
> Adrian

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-06-29 19:28 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 17+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-27 13:18 Adrian Hunter
2021-06-27 13:18 ` [PATCH V2 01/10] " Adrian Hunter
2021-06-27 13:18 ` [PATCH V2 02/10] perf script: Add dlfilter__filter_event_early() Adrian Hunter
2021-06-27 13:18 ` [PATCH V2 03/10] perf script: Add option to list dlfilters Adrian Hunter
2021-06-27 13:18 ` [PATCH V2 04/10] perf script: Add option to pass arguments to dlfilters Adrian Hunter
2021-06-27 13:18 ` [PATCH V2 05/10] perf build: Install perf_dlfilter.h Adrian Hunter
2021-06-27 13:18 ` [PATCH V2 06/10] perf dlfilter: Add resolve_address() to perf_dlfilter_fns Adrian Hunter
2021-06-27 13:18 ` [PATCH V2 07/10] perf dlfilter: Add insn() " Adrian Hunter
2021-06-27 13:18 ` [PATCH V2 08/10] perf dlfilter: Add srcline() " Adrian Hunter
2021-06-27 13:18 ` [PATCH V2 09/10] perf dlfilter: Add attr() " Adrian Hunter
2021-06-27 13:18 ` [PATCH V2 10/10] perf dlfilter: Add object_code() " Adrian Hunter
2021-06-27 16:13 ` [PATCH V2 00/10] perf script: Add API for filtering via dynamically loaded shared object Andi Kleen
2021-06-28  7:23   ` Adrian Hunter
2021-06-28 14:57     ` Andi Kleen
2021-06-28 19:30       ` Adrian Hunter
2021-06-29 19:28 ` Namhyung Kim [this message]
2021-07-01 17:40 ` Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo

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