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Subject[patch 04/10] perf_event_open.2: 4.1 data_offset and data_size fields

This manpage patch relates to the addition of the data_offset
and data_size fields to the perf_event mmap buffer, as added
in the following commit:

commit e8c6deac69629c0cb97c3d3272f8631ef17f8f0f
Author: Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@linux.intel.com>

perf: Add data_{offset,size} to user_page

Signed-off-by: Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@linux.intel.com>
Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra (Intel) <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com>
Cc: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
Cc: Kaixu Xia <kaixu.xia@linaro.org>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Mike Galbraith <efault@gmx.de>
Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>
Cc: Robert Richter <rric@kernel.org>
Cc: Stephane Eranian <eranian@google.com>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: acme@infradead.org
Cc: adrian.hunter@intel.com
Cc: kan.liang@intel.com
Cc: markus.t.metzger@intel.com
Cc: mathieu.poirier@linaro.org
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1421237903-181015-2-git-send-email-alexander.shishkin@linux.intel.com
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>


Signed-off-by: Vince Weaver <vincent.weaver@maine.edu>

diff --git a/man2/perf_event_open.2 b/man2/perf_event_open.2
index 01ee579..8bd37da 100644
--- a/man2/perf_event_open.2
+++ b/man2/perf_event_open.2
@@ -1348,6 +1348,9 @@ struct perf_event_mmap_page {
__u64 __reserved[120]; /* Pad to 1k */
__u64 data_head; /* head in the data section */
__u64 data_tail; /* user-space written tail */
+ __u64 data_offset; /* where the buffer starts */
+ __u64 data_size; /* data buffer size */
+
}
.fi
.in
@@ -1564,6 +1567,16 @@ the
.I data_tail
value should be written by user space to reflect the last read data.
In this case, the kernel will not overwrite unread data.
+.TP
+.IR data_offset " (since Linux 4.1)"
+.\" commit e8c6deac69629c0cb97c3d3272f8631ef17f8f0f
+Contains the offset of the location in the mmap buffer
+where perf sample data begins.
+.TP
+.IR data_size " (since Linux 4.1)"
+.\" commit e8c6deac69629c0cb97c3d3272f8631ef17f8f0f
+Contains the size of the perf sample region within
+the mmap buffer.
.PP
The following 2^n ring-buffer pages have the layout described below.


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