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SubjectRe: [RFC 0/6] perf tools: Report event parsing errors
On Mon, Apr 20, 2015 at 05:09:36PM -0300, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
> Em Sat, Apr 18, 2015 at 10:42:58PM +0200, Jiri Olsa escreveu:
> > On Sat, Apr 18, 2015 at 07:39:27PM +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> > > 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
> > >
> > >
> > > ?
> >
> > ok
> >
> > >
> > > 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?
> >
> > we already carry list of all terms for given pmu,
> > so it shouldn't be a problem
>
> So, do you want me to apply this series and you work on top of it or
> should I wait for another that implements what Ingo suggested?

I'll resend v2 with the update

>
> Also, we have:
>
> [root@zoo ~]# perf stat --all -e cycles usleep 1
>
> Performance counter stats for 'system wide':
>
> 3,382,595 cycles
>
> 0.001739102 seconds time elapsed
>
> [root@zoo ~]# perf stat --all-cpus -e cycles usleep 1
>
> Performance counter stats for 'system wide':
>
> 2,435,672 cycles
>
> 0.001191689 seconds time elapsed
>
> [root@zoo ~]# perf stat --a -e cycles usleep 1
> Error: Ambiguous option: a (could be --no-no-aggr or --append)
>
> usage: perf stat [<options>] [<command>]
>
> [root@zoo ~]#
>
> Which is nice, wouldn't it be good to have it for the that as well, i.e.
> for your example "ev=" would be a valid, and shorter form of "even=" or
> "event=".

hum, not sure I follow.. could you please explain in more details?

jirka


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