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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/4] perf report: Treat an argument as a symbol filter

    * Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl> wrote:

    > On Tue, 2012-03-13 at 07:21 +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
    > > To play the devil's advocate it uses up valuable perf report
    > > command line real estate and we probably cannot change this
    > > workflow in the future, once people get used to it.
    >
    > I would indeed suggest to make it a proper argument and add
    > argument parsing to report like we have for all the other
    > commands.
    >
    > Say something like: perf report --symbol-filter="foobar" and
    > maybe an appropriate short version.

    No objection against also having a command line option, but I
    really like the Git way of doing things like:

    git remote update tip

    where it's several layers of commands plus arguments, with no
    silly command switch names to remember.

    Thanks,

    Ingo


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