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SubjectRe: [PATCH 5/9] perf utils: add support for arch standard events
On Wed, Feb 07, 2018 at 01:45:00AM +0800, John Garry wrote:
> For some architectures (like arm), there are architecture-
> defined events. Sometimes these events may be "recommended"
> according to the architecture standard, in that the
> implementer is free ignore the "recommendation" and create
> its custom event.
>
> This patch adds support for parsing standard events from
> arch-defined JSONs, and fixing up vendor events when they
> have implemented these events as standard.
>
> Support is also ensured that the vendor may implement their
> own custom events.
>
> A new step is added to the pmu events parsing to fix up the
> vendor events with the arch-standard events.
>
> The arch-defined JSONs must be placed in the arch root
> folder for preprocessing prior to tree JSON processing.
>
> In the vendor JSON, to specify that the arch event is
> supported, the keyword "ArchStdEvent" should be used,
> like this:
> [
> {
> "ArchStdEvent": "0x41",
> "BriefDescription": "L1D cache access, write"
> },
> ]
>
> No other JSON objects are strictly required. However,
> for other objects added, these take precedence over
> architecture defined standard events, thus supporting
> separate events which have the same event code.
>
> Signed-off-by: John Garry <john.garry@huawei.com>
> ---
> tools/perf/pmu-events/Build | 1 +
> tools/perf/pmu-events/README | 6 ++
> tools/perf/pmu-events/jevents.c | 185 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++---
> 3 files changed, 182 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/tools/perf/pmu-events/Build b/tools/perf/pmu-events/Build
> index 999a4e8..f9e8466 100644
> --- a/tools/perf/pmu-events/Build
> +++ b/tools/perf/pmu-events/Build
> @@ -1,5 +1,6 @@
> hostprogs := jevents
>
> +CHOSTFLAGS = -I$(srctree)/tools/include

Ithink this could be just CHOSTFLAGS_jevents.o = -I$(srctree)/tools/include
it's just for the list.h right?

jirka

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