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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 3/9] perf annotate: Fix wrong --show-total-period option showing number of samples
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On 07/27/2017 05:17 AM, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
> Em Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 08:57:13PM +0900, Taeung Song escreveu:
>> On 07/26/2017 01:17 AM, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
>>> Em Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 12:53:28AM +0900, Taeung Song escreveu:
>>>> On 07/25/2017 11:42 PM, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
>>>>>> Moreover there is the below case that is not aligned due to big period
>>>>>> values.
>>>
>>>>> So, that "moreover" means its not just one patch, but at least two, i.e.
>>>>> when one selects show-total-period we better have more space for that
>>>>> column, right?
>>>> I got it. will separate this patch.
>>>
>>> Ok, please continue your work from my perf/core branch that I just
>>> pushed, in it the latest patch is this one:
>>>
>>> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/acme/linux.git/commit/?h=perf/core&id=143e9656aec7c61b9b8e134da5abc5dfb6133cbf
>>>
>>> Which is a chunk of what you done below. More comments below.
>>
>> Yes sir, :)
>> I fetched and checked it.
>>
>>>>> I'll break the patch below accordingly.
>>>>>
>>>>> And even then, there is one question left, see below
>>>>>
>>>>>> perf annotate --stdio -i milian.data --show-total-period
>>>>>> Percent | Source code & Disassembly of test for cycles:ppp (1442
>>>>>> samples)
>>>>>> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>>>> :
>>>>>> :
>>>>>> :
>>>>>> : Disassembly of section .text:
>>>>>> ...
>>>>>> 0 : 40089d: pxor %xmm1,%xmm1
>>>>>> 27288350 : 4008a1: cvtsi2sd %rsi,%xmm1
>>>>>> 0 : 4008a6: pxor %xmm5,%xmm5
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> So, I made a patch like below:
>>> <SNIP>
>>>>>> +++ b/tools/perf/util/annotate.c
>>>>>> @@ -1142,7 +1142,7 @@ static int disasm_line__print(struct disasm_line *dl,
>>>>>> struct symbol *sym, u64 st
>>>>>> color = get_percent_color(percent);
>>>>>>
>>>>>> if (symbol_conf.show_total_period)
>>>>>> - color_fprintf(stdout, color, " %7" PRIu64,
>>>>>> + color_fprintf(stdout, color, " %11" PRIu64,
>>>>>> sample.period);
>>>>>
>>>>> this part will be in a separate patch, i.e. something like:
>>>>>
>>>>> [PATCH] Widen "Period" column when using --show-total-period
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ok.
>>>>
>>>>>> else
>>>>>> color_fprintf(stdout, color, " %7.2f",
>>>>>> percent);
>>>>>> @@ -1173,6 +1173,10 @@ static int disasm_line__print(struct disasm_line *dl,
>>>>>> struct symbol *sym, u64 st
>>>>>> if (perf_evsel__is_group_event(evsel))
>>>>>> width *= evsel->nr_members;
>>>>>>
>>>>>> + if (symbol_conf.show_total_period)
>>>>>> + width += perf_evsel__is_group_event(evsel) ?
>>>>>> + 4 * evsel->nr_members : 4;
>>>>>> +
>>>>>
>>>>> But what about this one? What is that '4' for? Not obvious at first
>>>>> sight, can you elaborate on the need for this specific one?
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Yep, if you check the above code lines, like below:
>>>>
>>>> color_fprintf(stdout, color, " %11" PRIu64,
>>>> sample.period);
>>>>
>>>> The above number of letters is 12
>>>> i.e. 12 = 1 (" ": white space) + 11 (digits of sample.period)
>>>>
>>>> So, I used '4', because the 'width' variable is initialized as '8'.
>>>
>>> Think that I am 7 years old :o) I'm still not understanding this
>>> logic...
>
>> Humm.. first of all, we can check the 'width' variable in two function
>> disasm_line__print() and symbol__annotate_printf() like below:
>>
>> 1063 static int disasm_line__print(struct disasm_line *dl, struct symbol
>> *sym, u64 start,
>> 1064 struct perf_evsel *evsel, u64 len, int min_pcnt,
>> int printed,
>> 1065 int max_lines, struct disasm_line *queue)
>> 1066 {
>>
>> ...
>> 1167 else {
>> 1168 int width = 8;
>> 1169
>> 1170 if (queue)
>> 1171 return -1;
>> 1172
>> 1173 if (perf_evsel__is_group_event(evsel))
>> 1174 width *= evsel->nr_members;
>> 1175
>> 1176 if (!*dl->line)
>> 1177 printf(" %*s:\n", width, " ");
>> 1178 else
>> 1179 printf(" %*s: %s\n", width, " ", dl->line);
>>
>>
>> And,
>>
>> 1794 int symbol__annotate_printf(struct symbol *sym, struct map *map,
>> 1795 struct perf_evsel *evsel, bool full_paths,
>> 1796 int min_pcnt, int max_lines, int context)
>> 1797 {
>> ...
>>
>> 1809 int width = 8;
>> ...
>> 1823 if (perf_evsel__is_group_event(evsel))
>> 1824 width *= evsel->nr_members;
>> 1825
>> 1826 graph_dotted_len = printf(" %-*.*s| Source code &
>> Disassembly of %s for %s (%" PRIu64 " samples)\n",
>> 1827 width, width,
>> symbol_conf.show_total_period ? "Event count" : "Percent",
>> 1828 d_filename, evsel_name,
>> h->nr_samples);
>>
>> As you can see, currently the 'width' variables are set as 8 letters
>> But I adjust the width as 12 letters for the first column " Event count"
>> and period value.
>>
>> So I do witdh += 4 for 12 letters like below:
>
> Why not fix the initialization of width? I.e.:
>
> diff --git a/tools/perf/util/annotate.c b/tools/perf/util/annotate.c
> index c2b4b00166ed..cc0bf0c1489b 100644
> --- a/tools/perf/util/annotate.c
> +++ b/tools/perf/util/annotate.c
> @@ -1165,7 +1165,7 @@ static int disasm_line__print(struct disasm_line *dl, struct symbol *sym, u64 st
> } else if (max_lines && printed >= max_lines)
> return 1;
> else {
> - int width = 8;
> + int width = symbol_conf.show_total_period ? 12 : 8;
>
> if (queue)
> return -1;
> @@ -1806,7 +1806,7 @@ int symbol__annotate_printf(struct symbol *sym, struct map *map,
> int printed = 2, queue_len = 0;
> int more = 0;
> u64 len;
> - int width = 8;
> + int width = symbol_conf.show_total_period ? 12 : 8;
> int graph_dotted_len;
>
> filename = strdup(dso->long_name);
>
> -----------------
>
> the s/7/11/ case is ok, as it is always branching on
> symbol_conf.show_total_period.


Understood !! :)

Thanks,
Taeung

>
>> $ perf annotate --stdio --show-total-period -i hex2u64
>> Event count | Source code & Disassembly of old for cycles:ppp (102
>> samples)
>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> :
>> :
>> :
>> : Disassembly of section .text:
>> :
>> : 0000000000400816 <get_cond_maxprice>:
>> : get_cond_maxprice():
>> 1950346 : 400816: push %rbp
>> 741848 : 400817: mov %rsp,%rbp
>>
>> We don't need to adjust the 'width' for --show-total-period ?
>>
>>>> Additionally this patch handle the width for group event like below:
>>>>
>>>> $ perf annotate --show-total-period -i group_events.data --stdio
>>>> Event count | Source code & Disassembly of old for
>>>> cycles (529 samples)
>>>> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>> :
>>>> :
>>>> :
>>>> : Disassembly of section .text:
>>>> :
>>>> : 0000000000400816
>>>> <get_cond_maxprice>:
>>>> : get_cond_maxprice():
>>>> 0 0 7144 : 400816: push %rbp
>>>> 3480988 0 5709 : 400817: mov %rsp,%rbp
>>>> 0 0 7522 : 40081a: mov %edi,-0x24(%rbp)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Sorry, I repeatedly failed to adjust a proper patch unit..
>>>> I'll remake this patches based on your comment,
>>>> and resend next patchset !
>>>
>>> It is not a problem, you're making progress, thanks for taking into
>>> accoutn my comments.
>>>
>>> The end result may be the same, but having a good patch granularity is
>>> fundamental for bisecting, also for maintainers to cherry-pick parts of
>>> your work that they agree on while making comments about parts that
>>> looks wrong or needing some more work.
>>
>> Thanks for your advice !!
>>
>> - Taeung

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