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SubjectRe: [BUG] perf record: GROUP_DESC not supported in pipe mode
On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 06:06:54PM -0700, Stephane Eranian wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I ran into a problem trying to group events in perf record while in pipe mode.
> If I do:
>
>
> $ perf record --group -e '{cycles, instructions}' -o - | perf report
> -i - --group
>
> I do not get the profiles grouped together. Instead I get two profiles.
>
> Looking at the code in util/header.c I see that a bunch of features and not
> supported in pipe mode (synthesized method). It is not clear to me why.
> Clearly grouping should be supported. This is a very commonly used mode.
>
> Am I missing something?

nope, the support is missing.. attached patch fixes that for me
adding David to the loop, as it's touching the code he added

jirka


---
diff --git a/tools/perf/builtin-record.c b/tools/perf/builtin-record.c
index d33103291b02..32f8ace5fdad 100644
--- a/tools/perf/builtin-record.c
+++ b/tools/perf/builtin-record.c
@@ -754,13 +754,10 @@ static int record__synthesize(struct record *rec, bool tail)
return 0;

if (data->is_pipe) {
- err = perf_event__synthesize_features(
- tool, session, rec->evlist, process_synthesized_event);
- if (err < 0) {
- pr_err("Couldn't synthesize features.\n");
- return err;
- }
-
+ /*
+ * We need to synthesize events first, because some
+ * features works on top of them (on report side).
+ */
err = perf_event__synthesize_attrs(tool, session,
process_synthesized_event);
if (err < 0) {
@@ -768,6 +765,13 @@ static int record__synthesize(struct record *rec, bool tail)
goto out;
}

+ err = perf_event__synthesize_features(
+ tool, session, rec->evlist, process_synthesized_event);
+ if (err < 0) {
+ pr_err("Couldn't synthesize features.\n");
+ return err;
+ }
+
if (have_tracepoints(&rec->evlist->entries)) {
/*
* FIXME err <= 0 here actually means that
diff --git a/tools/perf/builtin-report.c b/tools/perf/builtin-report.c
index 971ccba85464..fbeb5ef8446a 100644
--- a/tools/perf/builtin-report.c
+++ b/tools/perf/builtin-report.c
@@ -68,6 +68,7 @@ struct report {
bool header;
bool header_only;
bool nonany_branch_mode;
+ bool group_set;
int max_stack;
struct perf_read_values show_threads_values;
const char *pretty_printing_style;
@@ -193,6 +194,44 @@ static int hist_iter__branch_callback(struct hist_entry_iter *iter,
return err;
}

+/*
+ * Events in data file are not collect in groups, but we still want
+ * the group display. Set the artificial group and set the leader's
+ * forced_leader flag to notify the display code.
+ */
+static void setup_forced_leader(struct report *report,
+ struct perf_evlist *evlist)
+{
+ if (report->group_set && !evlist->nr_groups) {
+ struct perf_evsel *leader = perf_evlist__first(evlist);
+
+ perf_evlist__set_leader(evlist);
+ leader->forced_leader = true;
+ }
+}
+
+static int process_feature_event(struct perf_tool *tool,
+ union perf_event *event,
+ struct perf_session *session __maybe_unused)
+{
+ struct report *rep = container_of(tool, struct report, tool);
+
+ if (event->feat.feat_id < HEADER_LAST_FEATURE)
+ return perf_event__process_feature(tool, event, session);
+
+ if (event->feat.feat_id != HEADER_LAST_FEATURE) {
+ pr_err("failed: wrong feature ID: %" PRIu64 "\n", event->feat.feat_id);
+ return -1;
+ }
+
+ /*
+ * All features are received, we can force the
+ * group if needed.
+ */
+ setup_forced_leader(rep, session->evlist);
+ return 0;
+}
+
static int process_sample_event(struct perf_tool *tool,
union perf_event *event,
struct perf_sample *sample,
@@ -940,7 +979,6 @@ int cmd_report(int argc, const char **argv)
"perf report [<options>]",
NULL
};
- bool group_set = false;
struct report report = {
.tool = {
.sample = process_sample_event,
@@ -958,7 +996,7 @@ int cmd_report(int argc, const char **argv)
.id_index = perf_event__process_id_index,
.auxtrace_info = perf_event__process_auxtrace_info,
.auxtrace = perf_event__process_auxtrace,
- .feature = perf_event__process_feature,
+ .feature = process_feature_event,
.ordered_events = true,
.ordering_requires_timestamps = true,
},
@@ -1060,7 +1098,7 @@ int cmd_report(int argc, const char **argv)
"Specify disassembler style (e.g. -M intel for intel syntax)"),
OPT_BOOLEAN(0, "show-total-period", &symbol_conf.show_total_period,
"Show a column with the sum of periods"),
- OPT_BOOLEAN_SET(0, "group", &symbol_conf.event_group, &group_set,
+ OPT_BOOLEAN_SET(0, "group", &symbol_conf.event_group, &report.group_set,
"Show event group information together"),
OPT_CALLBACK_NOOPT('b', "branch-stack", &branch_mode, "",
"use branch records for per branch histogram filling",
@@ -1177,17 +1215,7 @@ int cmd_report(int argc, const char **argv)
has_br_stack = perf_header__has_feat(&session->header,
HEADER_BRANCH_STACK);

- /*
- * Events in data file are not collect in groups, but we still want
- * the group display. Set the artificial group and set the leader's
- * forced_leader flag to notify the display code.
- */
- if (group_set && !session->evlist->nr_groups) {
- struct perf_evsel *leader = perf_evlist__first(session->evlist);
-
- perf_evlist__set_leader(session->evlist);
- leader->forced_leader = true;
- }
+ setup_forced_leader(&report, session->evlist);

if (itrace_synth_opts.last_branch)
has_br_stack = true;
diff --git a/tools/perf/util/header.c b/tools/perf/util/header.c
index e14b3f7c7212..06bada952953 100644
--- a/tools/perf/util/header.c
+++ b/tools/perf/util/header.c
@@ -3415,8 +3415,17 @@ int perf_event__synthesize_features(struct perf_tool *tool,
return ret;
}
}
+
+ /* Send LAST_FEATURE mark. */
+ fe = ff.buf;
+ fe->feat_id = HEADER_LAST_FEATURE;
+ fe->header.type = PERF_RECORD_HEADER_FEATURE;
+ fe->header.size = sizeof(*fe);
+
+ ret = process(tool, ff.buf, NULL, NULL);
+
free(ff.buf);
- return 0;
+ return ret;
}

int perf_event__process_feature(struct perf_tool *tool,
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