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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 2/6] perf report: Caculate and return the branch counting in callchain
Em Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 08:23:41AM +0800, Jin, Yao escreveu:
> Hi Andi, Hi Nilay,
>
> Thanks so much for your comments!
>
> I will upgrade the patch to just display the count for abort.

Ok, waiting for that then,

- Arnaldo

> Thanks
>
> Jin Yao
>
> On 10/21/2016 2:20 AM, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > > OK, I am more confused now. Are you predicting some quantity related
> > > to transactions? Why would you divide abort count by branch count?
> > > Further, I just looked at patch 6/6. It has the following text:
> > >
> > > + Also show with some branch flags that can be:
> > > + - Predicted: display the average percentage of predicated branches.
> > > + (predicated number / total number)
> > > + - Abort: display the average percentage of abort branches.
> > > + (abort number /total number)
> > > + - Cycles: cycles in basic block.
> > >
> > >
> > > I think there is inconsistency between what you are suggesting and
> > > what the patch has.
> > An abort is an unique branch. But yes there is no total number,
> > so the formula will always be 100%. So yes would probably be
> > better to just display a count for abort.
> >
> > -Andi

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