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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 5/5] perf report: Initial TUI using newt
On 03/12/2010 11:45 AM, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> - When i hit enter on a symbol to annotate it, but the annotation fails, the TUI
> just does nothing currently. Instead it should print something informative
> (and eye-catching) into a status line at the top or the bottom of the
> screen, possibly printed in red characters or so. Not a separate window as that
> needs extra key-hits to get rid of - just a sufficiently visible status
> line would be perfect. There can be a few reasons why some functions can be
> annotated while others cannot be.

Alternatively, mark it as unannotatable in the first place (e.g. an
annotatable symbol is a hyperlink, an unannotatable one is not). But
perhaps that's too computationally expensive.

Do not meddle in the internals of kernels, for they are subtle and quick to panic.

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