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SubjectRe: [PATCH 02/11] perf: Add PERF_EVENT_IOC_ID ioctl to return event ID
On Mon, Feb 04, 2013 at 01:32:56PM +0100, Jiri Olsa wrote:
> From: "jolsa@redhat.com" <jolsa@redhat.com>
>
> The only way to get the event ID is by reading the event fd,
> followed by parsing the ID value out of the returned data.
>
> While this is ok for current read format used by perf tool,
> it is not ok when we use PERF_FORMAT_GROUP format.
>
> With this format the data are returned for the whole group
> and there's no way to find out what ID belongs to our fd
> (if we are not group leader event).
>
> Adding a simple ioctl that returns event primary ID for given fd.
>
> Signed-off-by: Jiri Olsa <jolsa@redhat.com>
> Cc: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@ghostprotocols.net>

Acked-by: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl>

> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
> Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>
> Cc: Corey Ashford <cjashfor@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com>
> Cc: Namhyung Kim <namhyung@kernel.org>
> ---
> include/uapi/linux/perf_event.h | 1 +
> kernel/events/core.c | 9 +++++++++
> 2 files changed, 10 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/include/uapi/linux/perf_event.h b/include/uapi/linux/perf_event.h
> index 9fa9c62..b4ea8ed 100644
> --- a/include/uapi/linux/perf_event.h
> +++ b/include/uapi/linux/perf_event.h
> @@ -316,6 +316,7 @@ struct perf_event_attr {
> #define PERF_EVENT_IOC_PERIOD _IOW('$', 4, __u64)
> #define PERF_EVENT_IOC_SET_OUTPUT _IO ('$', 5)
> #define PERF_EVENT_IOC_SET_FILTER _IOW('$', 6, char *)
> +#define PERF_EVENT_IOC_ID _IOR('$', 7, u64 *)
>
> enum perf_event_ioc_flags {
> PERF_IOC_FLAG_GROUP = 1U << 0,
> diff --git a/kernel/events/core.c b/kernel/events/core.c
> index 301079d..4081261 100644
> --- a/kernel/events/core.c
> +++ b/kernel/events/core.c
> @@ -3277,6 +3277,15 @@ static long perf_ioctl(struct file *file, unsigned int cmd, unsigned long arg)
> case PERF_EVENT_IOC_PERIOD:
> return perf_event_period(event, (u64 __user *)arg);
>
> + case PERF_EVENT_IOC_ID:
> + {
> + u64 id = primary_event_id(event);
> +
> + if (copy_to_user((void __user *)arg, &id, sizeof(id)))
> + return -EFAULT;
> + return 0;
> + }
> +
> case PERF_EVENT_IOC_SET_OUTPUT:
> {
> int ret;
> --
> 1.7.11.7
>


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