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From: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@kernel.org>
To: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, Namhyung Kim <namhyung@kernel.org>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>,
	Hemant Kumar <hemant@linux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	Ananth N Mavinakayanahalli <ananth@linux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	Brendan Gregg <brendan.d.gregg@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH perf/core v11 07/20] perf probe: Add --cache option to cache the probe definitions
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2016 14:38:59 -0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20160615173859.GA4882@kernel.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20160615032840.31330.44412.stgit@devbox>

Em Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 12:28:40PM +0900, Masami Hiramatsu escreveu:
> From: Masami Hiramatsu <masami.hiramatsu.pt@hitachi.com>
> 
> Add --cache option to cache the probe definitions. This
> just saves the result of the dwarf analysis to probe cache.

So, I applied up to this patch and will test build and send to Ingo
today, but from this point on I think you should provide usage examples,
i.e. use the options introduced, showing what effects it has on
the cache, etc.

- Arnaldo
 
> Signed-off-by: Masami Hiramatsu <masami.hiramatsu.pt@hitachi.com>
> Signed-off-by: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org>
> ---
>  Changes in v11:
>   - Check failure of probe_cache operations and warn it.
>  Changes in v10:
>   - Split into 5 subpatches.
>  Changes in v6:
>   - Remove unneeded O_APPEND from open(). (Thanks Namhyung!)
>   - Fix to check the return value of probe_cache_entry__new and strdup.(ditto)
>  Changes in v5:
>   - Move probe_cache* definitions. (code cleanup)
> 
>  Changes in v4:
>   - Remove cache saving failure message.
> ---
>  tools/perf/Documentation/perf-probe.txt |    4 ++++
>  tools/perf/builtin-probe.c              |    1 +
>  tools/perf/util/probe-event.c           |    9 +++++++++
>  tools/perf/util/probe-event.h           |    1 +
>  4 files changed, 15 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-probe.txt b/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-probe.txt
> index 3a8a9ba..947db6f 100644
> --- a/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-probe.txt
> +++ b/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-probe.txt
> @@ -109,6 +109,10 @@ OPTIONS
>  	Dry run. With this option, --add and --del doesn't execute actual
>  	adding and removal operations.
>  
> +--cache::
> +	Cache the probes (with --add option). Any events which successfully added
> +	are also stored in the cache file.
> +
>  --max-probes=NUM::
>  	Set the maximum number of probe points for an event. Default is 128.
>  
> diff --git a/tools/perf/builtin-probe.c b/tools/perf/builtin-probe.c
> index 9af859b..6d7ab431 100644
> --- a/tools/perf/builtin-probe.c
> +++ b/tools/perf/builtin-probe.c
> @@ -512,6 +512,7 @@ __cmd_probe(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix __maybe_unused)
>  		    "Enable symbol demangling"),
>  	OPT_BOOLEAN(0, "demangle-kernel", &symbol_conf.demangle_kernel,
>  		    "Enable kernel symbol demangling"),
> +	OPT_BOOLEAN(0, "cache", &probe_conf.cache, "Manipulate probe cache"),
>  	OPT_END()
>  	};
>  	int ret;
> diff --git a/tools/perf/util/probe-event.c b/tools/perf/util/probe-event.c
> index cbc8a8b..084756c 100644
> --- a/tools/perf/util/probe-event.c
> +++ b/tools/perf/util/probe-event.c
> @@ -2514,6 +2514,7 @@ static int __add_probe_trace_events(struct perf_probe_event *pev,
>  {
>  	int i, fd, ret;
>  	struct probe_trace_event *tev = NULL;
> +	struct probe_cache *cache = NULL;
>  	struct strlist *namelist;
>  
>  	fd = probe_file__open(PF_FL_RW | (pev->uprobes ? PF_FL_UPROBE : 0));
> @@ -2555,6 +2556,14 @@ static int __add_probe_trace_events(struct perf_probe_event *pev,
>  	}
>  	if (ret == -EINVAL && pev->uprobes)
>  		warn_uprobe_event_compat(tev);
> +	if (ret == 0 && probe_conf.cache) {
> +		cache = probe_cache__new(pev->target);
> +		if (!cache ||
> +		    probe_cache__add_entry(cache, pev, tevs, ntevs) < 0 ||
> +		    probe_cache__commit(cache) < 0)
> +			pr_warning("Failed to add event to probe cache\n");
> +		probe_cache__delete(cache);
> +	}
>  
>  	strlist__delete(namelist);
>  close_out:
> diff --git a/tools/perf/util/probe-event.h b/tools/perf/util/probe-event.h
> index 0b024ba..432b690 100644
> --- a/tools/perf/util/probe-event.h
> +++ b/tools/perf/util/probe-event.h
> @@ -12,6 +12,7 @@ struct probe_conf {
>  	bool	show_location_range;
>  	bool	force_add;
>  	bool	no_inlines;
> +	bool	cache;
>  	int	max_probes;
>  };
>  extern struct probe_conf probe_conf;

  reply	other threads:[~2016-06-15 17:39 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 27+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-06-15  3:27 [PATCH perf/core v11 00/20] perf-probe --cache and SDT support Masami Hiramatsu
2016-06-15  3:27 ` [PATCH perf/core v11 01/20] perf: util: Fix rm_rf() to handle non-regular files correctly Masami Hiramatsu
2016-06-15  3:27 ` [PATCH perf/core v11 02/20] perf-probe: Fix to add NULL check for strndup Masami Hiramatsu
2016-06-15  3:28 ` [PATCH perf/core v11 03/20] perf-buildid: Rename and export build_id_cache__cachedir() Masami Hiramatsu
2016-06-15  3:28 ` [PATCH perf/core v11 04/20] perf probe: Add perf_probe_event__copy() Masami Hiramatsu
2016-06-15  3:28 ` [PATCH perf/core v11 05/20] perf probe: Recover and export synthesize_perf_probe_point() Masami Hiramatsu
2016-06-15  3:28 ` [PATCH perf/core v11 06/20] perf probe-file: Introduce perf_cache interfaces Masami Hiramatsu
2016-06-16  8:39   ` [tip:perf/core] perf probe: " tip-bot for Masami Hiramatsu
2016-06-15  3:28 ` [PATCH perf/core v11 07/20] perf probe: Add --cache option to cache the probe definitions Masami Hiramatsu
2016-06-15 17:38   ` Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo [this message]
2016-06-15 21:38     ` Masami Hiramatsu
2016-06-16 14:29       ` Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
2016-06-16 23:48         ` Masami Hiramatsu
2016-06-16  8:39   ` [tip:perf/core] " tip-bot for Masami Hiramatsu
2016-06-15  3:28 ` [PATCH perf/core v11 08/20] perf probe: Use cache entry if possible Masami Hiramatsu
2016-06-15  3:29 ` [PATCH perf/core v11 09/20] perf probe: Show all cached probes Masami Hiramatsu
2016-06-15  3:29 ` [PATCH perf/core v11 10/20] perf probe: Remove caches when --cache is given Masami Hiramatsu
2016-06-15  3:29 ` [PATCH perf/core v11 11/20] perf/sdt: ELF support for SDT Masami Hiramatsu
2016-06-15  3:29 ` [PATCH perf/core v11 12/20] perf probe: Add group name support Masami Hiramatsu
2016-06-15  3:29 ` [PATCH perf/core v11 13/20] perf buildid-cache: Scan and import user SDT events to probe cache Masami Hiramatsu
2016-06-15  3:29 ` [PATCH perf/core v11 14/20] perf probe: Accept %sdt and %cached event name Masami Hiramatsu
2016-06-15  3:30 ` [PATCH perf/core v11 15/20] perf-list: Show SDT and pre-cached events Masami Hiramatsu
2016-06-15  3:30 ` [PATCH perf/core v11 16/20] perf-list: Skip SDTs placed in invalid binaries Masami Hiramatsu
2016-06-15  3:30 ` [PATCH perf/core v11 17/20] perf: probe-cache: Add for_each_probe_cache_entry() wrapper Masami Hiramatsu
2016-06-15  3:30 ` [PATCH perf/core v11 18/20] perf probe: Allow wildcard for cached events Masami Hiramatsu
2016-06-15  3:30 ` [PATCH perf/core v11 19/20] perf probe: Search SDT/cached event from all probe caches Masami Hiramatsu
2016-06-15  3:30 ` [PATCH perf/core v11 20/20] perf probe: Support @BUILDID or @FILE suffix for SDT events Masami Hiramatsu

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