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SubjectRe: [PATCH 5/7] tools lib traceevent: Add alias field to struct format_field
On Sat, Apr 18, 2015 at 05:50:18PM +0200, Jiri Olsa wrote:
> Introduce an 'alias' field to 'struct format_field' to be able
> to use alternative name for the field.
> It is initialized with same string pointer as 'name' field.
> The free logic checks the 'alias' pointer being reset by user
> and frees it.
> This will be handy when converting data into CTF, where each
> field within event needs to have a unique name (while this
> is not required for tracepoint). Converter can easily assign
> unique name into the format_field struct.
> Suggested-by: Steven Rostedt <>
> Link:
> Signed-off-by: Jiri Olsa <>

Acke-by: Steven Rostedt <>

-- Steve

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