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SubjectRe: [PATCH 02/31] perf tools: Don't set cmdline_group_boundary if no evsel is collected


On 2015/9/1 18:38, Jiri Olsa wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 31, 2015 at 04:20:03PM -0300, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
>> Em Sat, Aug 29, 2015 at 04:21:36AM +0000, Wang Nan escreveu:
>>> If parse_events__scanner() collects no entry, perf_evlist__last(evlist)
>>> is invalid. Then setting of cmdline_group_boundary touches invalid.
>>>
>>> It could happend in currect BPF implementation. See [1]. Although it
>>> can be fixed, for safety reason it whould be better to introduce this
>>> check.
>>>
>>> Instead of checking number of entries, check data.list instead, so we
>>> can add dummy evsel here.
>> Event parsing fixes should have Jiri Olsa on the CC list, Jiri, is this
>> ok?
>>
>> From what I can see it looks Ok, my question, just from looking at this
>> patch, is if it is valid to get to this point with an empty data.list,
>> i.e. was it ever possible and this is a bug irrespective of eBPF?
> good point, I believe it's either fail or event(s) added to the list
> I haven't checked how's eBPF connected with event parsing, is there a
> git tree I could check?

Please check:

https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/pi3orama/linux.git/log/?h=perf/ebpf

commit d7d91228cad0a78eae5ea9526a8a78debf3cf584
commit 2606fe61219899cb386823eddc1bc231ff5067a6

related to parsing.

Thank you.

> thanks,
> jirka




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