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SubjectRe: [PATCH] perf intel-pt: Fix ip compression
Em Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 11:32:21AM +0300, Adrian Hunter escreveu:
> On 20/07/16 12:00, Adrian Hunter wrote:
> > June 2015 Intel SDM introduced IP Compression types 4 and 6. Refer section
> > 36.4.2.2 Target IP (TIP) Packet - IP Compression.

> > Existing Intel PT packet decoder did not support type 4, and got type 6
> > wrong. Because type 3 and type 4 have the same number of bytes, the packet
> > 'count' has been changed from being the number of ip bytes to being the
> > type code. That allows the Intel PT decoder to correctly decide whether to
> > sign-extend or use the last ip. However that also meant the code had to be
> > adjusted in a number of places.
> >
> > Currently hardware is not using the new compression types, so this fix has
> > no effect on existing hardware.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Adrian Hunter <adrian.hunter@intel.com>
> > ---
> > .../perf/util/intel-pt-decoder/intel-pt-decoder.c | 44 +++++++++++-----------
> > .../util/intel-pt-decoder/intel-pt-pkt-decoder.c | 24 ++++++++----
> > 2 files changed, 40 insertions(+), 28 deletions(-)

> Hi

> This is outstanding but still applies.

Oops, will get that merged, sorry for the delay.

- Arnaldo

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