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* [PATCH] perf tools: Fix tracing_path_mount proper path
@ 2018-10-16 11:48 Jiri Olsa
  2018-10-16 15:18 ` Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
  2018-10-18  6:19 ` [tip:perf/urgent] " tip-bot for Jiri Olsa
  0 siblings, 2 replies; 4+ messages in thread
From: Jiri Olsa @ 2018-10-16 11:48 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
  Cc: lkml, Ingo Molnar, Namhyung Kim, Alexander Shishkin,
	Peter Zijlstra, Michael Petlan

If there's no tracefs (RHEL7) support the tracing_path_mount
returns debugfs path which results in following fail:

  # perf probe sys_write
  kprobe_events file does not exist - please rebuild kernel with CONFIG_KPROBE_EVENTS.
  Error: Failed to add events.

In tracing_path_debugfs_mount function we need to return the
'tracing' path instead of just the mount to make it work:

  # perf probe sys_write
  Added new event:
    probe:sys_write      (on sys_write)

  You can now use it in all perf tools, such as:

          perf record -e probe:sys_write -aR sleep 1

Adding the 'return tracing_path;' also to tracing_path_tracefs_mount
function just for consistency with tracing_path_debugfs_mount.

Upstream keeps working, because it has the tracefs support.

Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/n/tip-yiwkzexq9fk1ey1xg3gnjlw4@git.kernel.org
Signed-off-by: Jiri Olsa <jolsa@kernel.org>
---
 tools/lib/api/fs/tracing_path.c | 4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/tools/lib/api/fs/tracing_path.c b/tools/lib/api/fs/tracing_path.c
index 120037496f77..5afb11b30fca 100644
--- a/tools/lib/api/fs/tracing_path.c
+++ b/tools/lib/api/fs/tracing_path.c
@@ -36,7 +36,7 @@ static const char *tracing_path_tracefs_mount(void)
 
 	__tracing_path_set("", mnt);
 
-	return mnt;
+	return tracing_path;
 }
 
 static const char *tracing_path_debugfs_mount(void)
@@ -49,7 +49,7 @@ static const char *tracing_path_debugfs_mount(void)
 
 	__tracing_path_set("tracing/", mnt);
 
-	return mnt;
+	return tracing_path;
 }
 
 const char *tracing_path_mount(void)
-- 
2.17.2


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