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Subject[PATCH v9 3/7] perf record: Create a new option save_type in --branch-filter
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The option indicates the kernel to save branch type during sampling.

One example:
perf record -g --branch-filter any,save_type <command>

Change log
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v9: Not changed.

v8: Not changed.

v7: Not changed.

v6: Not changed.

v5: Not changed.

Signed-off-by: Jin Yao <yao.jin@linux.intel.com>
---
tools/perf/Documentation/perf-record.txt | 1 +
tools/perf/util/parse-branch-options.c | 1 +
2 files changed, 2 insertions(+)

diff --git a/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-record.txt b/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-record.txt
index b0e9e92..9bdea04 100644
--- a/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-record.txt
+++ b/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-record.txt
@@ -332,6 +332,7 @@ following filters are defined:
- no_tx: only when the target is not in a hardware transaction
- abort_tx: only when the target is a hardware transaction abort
- cond: conditional branches
+ - save_type: save branch type during sampling in case binary is not available later

+
The option requires at least one branch type among any, any_call, any_ret, ind_call, cond.
diff --git a/tools/perf/util/parse-branch-options.c b/tools/perf/util/parse-branch-options.c
index 38fd115..e71fb5f 100644
--- a/tools/perf/util/parse-branch-options.c
+++ b/tools/perf/util/parse-branch-options.c
@@ -28,6 +28,7 @@ static const struct branch_mode branch_modes[] = {
BRANCH_OPT("cond", PERF_SAMPLE_BRANCH_COND),
BRANCH_OPT("ind_jmp", PERF_SAMPLE_BRANCH_IND_JUMP),
BRANCH_OPT("call", PERF_SAMPLE_BRANCH_CALL),
+ BRANCH_OPT("save_type", PERF_SAMPLE_BRANCH_TYPE_SAVE),
BRANCH_END
};

--
2.7.4
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