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    Subject[PATCH 09/14] perf: Document missing report options
    Signed-off-by: Shawn Bohrer <>
    tools/perf/Documentation/perf-report.txt | 49 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++--
    1 files changed, 45 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

    diff --git a/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-report.txt b/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-report.txt
    index 12052c9..59a1f57 100644
    --- a/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-report.txt
    +++ b/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-report.txt
    @@ -20,6 +20,11 @@ OPTIONS
    Input file name. (default:
    + Be more verbose. (show symbol address, etc)
    Only consider symbols in these dsos. CSV that understands
    @@ -27,6 +32,10 @@ OPTIONS
    Show the number of samples for each symbol
    + Show sample percentage for different cpu modes.
    Show per-thread event counters
    @@ -39,12 +48,24 @@ OPTIONS
    Only consider these symbols. CSV that understands
    file://filename entries.

    + Only display entries resolved to a symbol.
    Sort by key(s): pid, comm, dso, symbol, parent.

    + regex filter to identify parent, see: '--sort parent'
    + Only display entries with parent-match.
    Force each column width to the provided list, for large terminal

    @@ -52,19 +73,26 @@ OPTIONS

    Use a special separator character and don't pad with spaces, replacing
    - all occurances of this separator in symbol names (and other output)
    + all occurrences of this separator in symbol names (and other output)
    with a '.' character, that thus it's the only non valid separator.

    + Dump raw trace in ASCII.
    -g [type,min]::
    - Display callchains using type and min percent threshold.
    + Display call chains using type and min percent threshold.
    type can be either:
    - - flat: single column, linear exposure of callchains.
    + - flat: single column, linear exposure of call chains.
    - graph: use a graph tree, displaying absolute overhead rates.
    - fractal: like graph, but displays relative rates. Each branch of
    the tree is considered as a new profiled object. +
    Default: fractal,0.5.

    + Pretty printing style. key: normal, raw
    --stdio:: Use the stdio interface.

    --tui:: Use the TUI interface, that is integrated with annotate and allows
    @@ -72,6 +100,19 @@ OPTIONS
    requires a tty, if one is not present, as when piping to other
    commands, the stdio interface is used.

    + vmlinux pathname
    + Load module symbols. WARNING: This should only be used with -k and
    + a LIVE kernel.
    + Don't complain, do it.

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