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SubjectRe: [RFC 0/6] perf tools: Report event parsing errors

* Jiri Olsa <jolsa@kernel.org> wrote:

> hi,
> adding support to report error from event string parsing.

Very nice!

> This patchset contains support for standard parsing errors and more
> logic to recognize tracepoint and 'pmu//' terms, like:
>
> $ perf record -e 'sched:krava' ls
> invalid or unsupported event: 'sched:krava'
> \___ unknown tracepoint
>
> $ ./perf record -e 'cpu/even=0x1/' ls
> invalid or unsupported event: 'cpu/even=0x1/'
> \___ unknown term
>
> $ perf record -e cycles,cache-mises ls
> invalid or unsupported event: '..es,cache-mises'
> \___ parser error
>
> any feedback about the error string shape would be great ;-)

So since we now know exactly what's going on, we might want to drop
the 'invalid or unsupported event' language as well, and make it
specific:

$ ./perf record -e 'cpu/even=0x1/' ls
event syntax error: 'cpu/even=0x1/'
\___ unknown term


?

Also, for the above error, could we easily list the valid terms? An
error like:

$ ./perf record -e 'cpu/even=0x1/' ls
event syntax error: 'cpu/even=0x1/'
\___ unknown term
valid terms: "event", "raw".

or so?

Thanks,

Ingo


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