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Subject[patch 06/10] perf_event_open.2: 4.1 add AUX sample support

This manpage patch relates to the addition of the AUX sample type
as added in the following commit:

commit 68db7e98c3a6ebe7284b6cf14906ed7c55f3f7f0
Author: Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@linux.intel.com>

perf: Add AUX record

Signed-off-by: Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@linux.intel.com>
Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra (Intel) <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@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: 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/1421237903-181015-7-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..98aef57 100644
--- a/man2/perf_event_open.2
+++ b/man2/perf_event_open.2
@@ -2310,6 +2310,39 @@ is the flags information.
.I filename
is a string describing the backing of the allocated memory.
.RE
+.TP
+.BR PERF_RECORD_AUX " (since Linux 4.1)"
+\" commit 68db7e98c3a6ebe7284b6cf14906ed7c55f3f7f0
+This record reports that new data is available in the separate
+AUX buffer region.
+
+.in +4n
+.nf
+struct {
+ struct perf_event_header header;
+ u64 aux_offset;
+ u64 aux_size;
+ u64 flags;
+ struct sample_id sample_id;
+};
+.fi
+.RS
+.TP
+.I aux_offset
+offset in the AUX mmap region where the new data begins.
+.TP
+.I aux_size
+size of the data made available.
+.TP
+.I flags
+describes the aux update.
+.RS
+.TP
+.B PERF_AUX_FLAG_TRUNCATED
+if set then the data returned was truncated to fix the available
+buffer size.
+.RE
+.RE
.RE
.SS Overflow handling
Events can be set to notify when a threshold is crossed,

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