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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] perf, tools: Don't force MetricExprs to lower case
On Tue, Oct 03, 2017 at 01:06:05PM -0300, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
> Em Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at 12:56:43PM -0700, Andi Kleen escreveu:
> > From: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com>
> >
> > There are still problems with BPF misinterpreting some events
> > that include .c. An earlier fix made it work for stand alone
> > aliases, but it still fails for more complex constructs.
>
> Hi Wang, Jiri,
>
> Can you please take a look at this and see if there is something
> we can do to help Andi?
>
> - Arnaldo
>
> > REJECT keeps trying and trying a shorter string until
> > .c is matched and it appears like a valid BPF path.
> >
> > % perf stat -e cpu/uops_executed.core,cmask=1/ true
> > bpf: builtin compilation failed: -95, try external compiler
> > ERROR: problems with path cpu/uops_executed.c: No such file or directory
> > event syntax error: 'cpu/uops_executed.core,cmask=1/'
> > \___ Failed to load cpu/uops_executed.c from source: Error when compiling BPF scriptlet
> >
> > I tried to fix it, but it exceeds my flex knowledge, because
> > REJECT does not interact well with BEGIN states.
> >
> > The BPF syntax in its current form really causes an ambigious
> > grammar.

right, it looks like we allow whole path (including / char)
for BPF file, which messes up with out pmu/.../ syntax

do we need that? (Cc-ed some bpf folks)

if not attached patch seems to fix things.. otherwise
we need to come up with another fix

thanks,
jirka


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diff --git a/tools/perf/util/parse-events.l b/tools/perf/util/parse-events.l
index ea2426daf7e8..e3c602f4bbbf 100644
--- a/tools/perf/util/parse-events.l
+++ b/tools/perf/util/parse-events.l
@@ -151,8 +151,8 @@ do { \
group [^,{}/]*[{][^}]*[}][^,{}/]*
event_pmu [^,{}/]+[/][^/]*[/][^,{}/]*
event [^,{}/]+
-bpf_object [^,{}]+\.(o|bpf)[a-zA-Z0-9._]*
-bpf_source [^,{}]+\.c[a-zA-Z0-9._]*
+bpf_object [^,{}/]+\.(o|bpf)[a-zA-Z0-9._]*
+bpf_source [^,{}/]+\.c[a-zA-Z0-9._]*

num_dec [0-9]+
num_hex 0x[a-fA-F0-9]+
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