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SubjectRe: [PATCH] perf config : Adding a command 'config' with a option '--list' and a document for it.
Hi Taewoong,

On Sun, Feb 15, 2015 at 09:25:53PM +0900, TaeWoong Song wrote:
> I have a question about man page.
>
> Although I added perf-config.txt file in Documentaion folder, I've guessed perf-config man page might not be registered.
> Because of this
>
> $ sudo ./perf help config
> No manual entry for perf-config
>
> Instead of adding path for perf-config man page to MANPATH,
> is other way which let ‘perf help config’ work ?

Did you run 'make install-doc'?

Thanks,
Namhyung

>
>
> > On Feb 9, 2015, at 11:31 AM, Namhyung Kim <namhyung@kernel.org> wrote:
> >
> > Hi Taeung,
> >
> > On Thu, Feb 05, 2015 at 05:05:17PM +0900, Taeung Song wrote:
> >> The perf configuration file contain many variables which can make
> >> the perf command's action more effective and more skilful.
> >> But looking through state of configuration is difficult and
> >> there's no knowing what kind of other variables except variables in perfconfig.example exist.
> >>
> >> So This patch adds a command 'config --list' and a document for it.
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Taeung Song <treeze.taeung@gmail.com>
> >> ---
> >> tools/perf/Documentation/perf-config.txt | 140 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> >> tools/perf/Makefile.perf | 1 +
> >> tools/perf/builtin-config.c | 56 +++++++++++++
> >> tools/perf/builtin.h | 1 +
> >> tools/perf/command-list.txt | 1 +
> >> tools/perf/perf.c | 1 +
> >> 6 files changed, 200 insertions(+)
> >> create mode 100644 tools/perf/Documentation/perf-config.txt
> >> create mode 100644 tools/perf/builtin-config.c
> >>
> >> diff --git a/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-config.txt b/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-config.txt
> >> new file mode 100644
> >> index 0000000..c88b8e1
> >> --- /dev/null
> >> +++ b/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-config.txt
> >> @@ -0,0 +1,140 @@
> >> +perf-config(1)
> >> +==============
> >> +
> >> +NAME
> >> +----
> >> +perf-config - Get and set variables in configuration file.
> >
> > So do you also plan to add support for setting config variables like
> > git-config with this? :)
> >
> >
> >> +
> >> +SYNOPSIS
> >> +--------
> >> +[verse]
> >> +'perf config' --list
> >> +
> >> +DESCRIPTION
> >> +-----------
> >> +You can manage variables in configuration file with this command.
> >> +
> >> +OPTIONS
> >> +-------
> >> +
> >> +-l::
> >> +--list::
> >> + Show all variables with key and value into each sections.
> >> +
> >> +CONFIGURATION FILE
> >> +------------------
> >> +
> >> +The Perf configuration file contain many variables which can make
> >> +the perf command's action more effective, more skilful.
> >> +The '$HOME/.perfconfig' file is used to store a per-user configuration.
> >> +The file 'etc/perfconfig' or '$(sysconfdir)/.perfconf' can be used to
> >
> > I think it's '/etc/perfconfig' or '$(sysconfdir)/perfconfig'.
> >
> >
> >> +store a system-wide default configuration.
> >> +
> >> +The variables are divided into sections. In each sections, the variables
> >> +can contain a key and values.
> >> +
> >> +EXAMPLES
> >> +------------
> >> +
> >> +Given a $HOME/.perfconfig like this:
> >> +
> >> +#
> >> +# This is the config file, and
> >> +# a '#' character indicates a comment
> >> +#
> >> +
> >> +[colors]
> >> + # There are types of color which are red,
> >> + # green, default, black, blue,
> >> + # white, magenta, lightgray
> >> + top = red, lightgray
> >> + medium = green, lightgray
> >> + normal = black, lightgray
> >> + selected = lightgray, magenta
> >> + code = blue, lightgray
> >> + addr = magenta, lightgray
> >> + root = default
> >> +
> >> +[tui]
> >> + # Defaults if linked with libslang
> >> + report = on
> >> + annotate = on
> >> + top = on
> >> +
> >> +[gtk]
> >> + report = on
> >> + annotate = on
> >> + top = on
> >> +
> >> +[buildid]
> >> + # Default, disable using /dev/null
> >> + dir = /root/.debug
> >> +
> >> +[annotate]
> >> + # Defaults
> >> + hide_src_code = false
> >> + use_offset = true
> >> + jump_arrows = true
> >> + show_nr_jumps = false
> >> +
> >> +[pager]
> >> + # That a 'cmd' is true mean to use pager
> >> + cmd = true
> >> +
> >> +[alias]
> >> +
> >> +[help]
> >> + # Format can be man, info, web or html
> >> + format = web
> >> + autocorrect = 3
> >> +
> >> +[core]
> >> + # fall through
> >> +
> >> +[hist]
> >> + # a value of 'percentage' can be 'relative' or 'absolute'
> >> + percentage = relative
> >> +
> >> +[ui]
> >> + show-headers= true
> >> +
> >> +[call-graph]
> >> + # fp (framepointer), dwarf
> >> + # If you use 'Dwarf style',
> >> + # you can add ', (dump-size)' to record-mode such as ', 24'
> >> + record-mode = fp
> >> +
> >> + dump-size = 24
> >> +
> >> + # graph (graph absolute), flat, fractal (graph relative)
> >> + print-type = graph
> >> +
> >> + # caller, callee
> >> + order = caller
> >> +
> >> + # function, address
> >> + sort-key = function
> >> +
> >> + threshold = 13.3
> >> + print-limit = 54.3
> >> +
> >> +[report]
> >> + group = true
> >> + percent-limit = 70.54
> >> + children = true
> >> + queue-size = 32
> >> +
> >> +[man]
> >> + cmd =
> >> + path =
> >> + viewer =
> >> +
> >> +[record]
> >> + # fall through
> >> + call-graph =
> >> +
> >> +[top]
> >> + # a 'call-graph' is fall through
> >> + call-graph =
> >> + children = true
> >
> > While it's nice to list up all config variables in the example
> > section, it'd be much greater if you could describe them in more
> > detail like git-config manual page.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Namhyung
> >
> >
> >> +
> >> diff --git a/tools/perf/Makefile.perf b/tools/perf/Makefile.perf
> >> index aa6a504..e2083f4 100644
> >> --- a/tools/perf/Makefile.perf
> >> +++ b/tools/perf/Makefile.perf
> >> @@ -475,6 +475,7 @@ BUILTIN_OBJS += $(OUTPUT)bench/futex-hash.o
> >> BUILTIN_OBJS += $(OUTPUT)bench/futex-wake.o
> >> BUILTIN_OBJS += $(OUTPUT)bench/futex-requeue.o
> >>
> >> +BUILTIN_OBJS += $(OUTPUT)builtin-config.o
> >> BUILTIN_OBJS += $(OUTPUT)builtin-diff.o
> >> BUILTIN_OBJS += $(OUTPUT)builtin-evlist.o
> >> BUILTIN_OBJS += $(OUTPUT)builtin-help.o
> >> diff --git a/tools/perf/builtin-config.c b/tools/perf/builtin-config.c
> >> new file mode 100644
> >> index 0000000..04a17d9
> >> --- /dev/null
> >> +++ b/tools/perf/builtin-config.c
> >> @@ -0,0 +1,56 @@
> >> +/*
> >> + * builtin-config.c
> >> + *
> >> + * Copyright (C) 2015, Taeung Song <treeze.taeung@gmail.com>
> >> + *
> >> + */
> >> +#include "builtin.h"
> >> +
> >> +#include "perf.h"
> >> +
> >> +#include "util/cache.h"
> >> +#include "util/parse-options.h"
> >> +#include "util/util.h"
> >> +
> >> +static struct {
> >> + bool list_action;
> >> +} params;
> >> +
> >> +static int show_all_config(const char *key, const char *value,
> >> + void *cb __maybe_unused)
> >> +{
> >> + if (value)
> >> + printf("%s=%s\n", key, value);
> >> + else
> >> + printf("%s\n", key);
> >> +
> >> + return 0;
> >> +}
> >> +
> >> +static int
> >> +cmd_config(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix __maybe_unused)
> >> +{
> >> + int ret = 0;
> >> + const char * const config_usage[] = {
> >> + "perf config --list",
> >> + NULL
> >> + };
> >> + const struct option options[] = {
> >> + OPT_BOOLEAN('l', "list", &params.list_action, "list up current configurations"),
> >> + OPT_END()
> >> + };
> >> +
> >> + argc = parse_options(argc, argv, options, config_usage,
> >> + PARSE_OPT_STOP_AT_NON_OPTION);
> >> + if (argc > 0) {
> >> + if (strcmp(argv[0], "-") == 0)
> >> + pr_warn(" Error: '-' is not supported.\n");
> >> +
> >> + usage_with_options(config_usage, options);
> >> + }
> >> +
> >> + if (params.list_action)
> >> + ret = perf_config(show_all_config, NULL);
> >> +
> >> + return ret;
> >> +}
> >> diff --git a/tools/perf/builtin.h b/tools/perf/builtin.h
> >> index b210d62..65aef3d 100644
> >> --- a/tools/perf/builtin.h
> >> +++ b/tools/perf/builtin.h
> >> @@ -17,6 +17,7 @@ extern int cmd_annotate(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix);
> >> extern int cmd_bench(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix);
> >> extern int cmd_buildid_cache(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix);
> >> extern int cmd_buildid_list(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix);
> >> +extern int cmd_config(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix);
> >> extern int cmd_diff(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix);
> >> extern int cmd_evlist(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix);
> >> extern int cmd_help(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix);
> >> diff --git a/tools/perf/command-list.txt b/tools/perf/command-list.txt
> >> index 0906fc4..37138c2 100644
> >> --- a/tools/perf/command-list.txt
> >> +++ b/tools/perf/command-list.txt
> >> @@ -7,6 +7,7 @@ perf-archive mainporcelain common
> >> perf-bench mainporcelain common
> >> perf-buildid-cache mainporcelain common
> >> perf-buildid-list mainporcelain common
> >> +perf-config mainporcelain common
> >> perf-diff mainporcelain common
> >> perf-evlist mainporcelain common
> >> perf-inject mainporcelain common
> >> diff --git a/tools/perf/perf.c b/tools/perf/perf.c
> >> index 3700a7f..943e54c 100644
> >> --- a/tools/perf/perf.c
> >> +++ b/tools/perf/perf.c
> >> @@ -36,6 +36,7 @@ struct cmd_struct {
> >> static struct cmd_struct commands[] = {
> >> { "buildid-cache", cmd_buildid_cache, 0 },
> >> { "buildid-list", cmd_buildid_list, 0 },
> >> + { "config", cmd_config, 0 },
> >> { "diff", cmd_diff, 0 },
> >> { "evlist", cmd_evlist, 0 },
> >> { "help", cmd_help, 0 },
> >> --
> >> 1.9.1
> >>
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