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SubjectRe: [BUG] perf: bogus correlation of kernel symbols

* Stephane Eranian <> wrote:

> > The bug is that perf doesn't say "I can't match kernel symbols", but
> > instead does some crazy matching and gives total crap module information (I
> > think it just picks the one that shows up last in /proc/kallsyms).
> But I agree perf must not silently return bogus information. It should print
> a big warning message and/or fallback to printing the raw addresses. [...]

Yes, agreed, this is a bug in perf. I found out about this about two weeks ago
and reported it to Arnaldo, but he is away right now - he might be able to fix
it next week the earliest.

> [...] So much for having perf in the kernel source tree to keep things in
> sync...

What do you mean?


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