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SubjectRe: [RFC 00/79] perf tools: Initial libperf separation
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On 21.07.2019 14:23, Jiri Olsa wrote:
> hi,
> we have long term goal to separate some of the perf functionality
> into library. This patchset is initial effort on separating some
> of the interface.
>
> Currently only the basic counting interface is exported, it allows
> to:
> - create cpu/threads maps
> - create evlist/evsel objects
> - add evsel objects into evlist
> - open/close evlist/evsel objects
> - enable/disable events
> - read evsel counts
>
> The initial effort was to have total separation of the objects
> from perf code, but it showed not to be a good way. The amount
> of changed code was too big with high chance for regressions,
> mainly because of the code embedding one of the above objects
> statically.
>
> We took the other approach of sharing the objects/struct details
> within the perf and libperf code. This way we can keep perf
> functionality without any major changes and the libperf users
> are still separated from the object/struct details. We can move
> to total libperf's objects separation gradually in future.
>
> You can check current interface/functionality in examples under:
> tools/perf/lib/Documentation/tutorial
>
> or check tests in here:
> $ cd tools/perf/lib && make tests
> LINK test-cpumap-a
> LINK test-threadmap-a
> LINK test-evlist-a
> LINK test-evsel-a
> LINK test-cpumap-so
> LINK test-threadmap-so
> LINK test-evlist-so
> LINK test-evsel-so
> running static:
> - running test-cpumap.c...OK
> - running test-threadmap.c...OK
> - running test-evlist.c...OK
> - running test-evsel.c...OK
> running dynamic:
> - running test-cpumap.c...OK
> - running test-threadmap.c...OK
> - running test-evlist.c...OK
> - running test-evsel.c...OK
>
> The upcoming changes in the near future:
> - move parse_events interface in, so we have the event parsing
> interface in the library together with the all events from
> tools/perf/pmu-events/arch
> - add sampling interface with event mmap support and all the
> sampling events objects
> - add user mmap interface to read counters
> - more documentation and tutorial ;-)
> - move under tools/lib after the interface is more stable-ish
>
> Big kudos to BPF guys, because most of the infrastructure is
> 'borrowed' from libbpf library.. ;-)
>
> It's also available in here:
> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jolsa/perf.git
> perf/lib
>
> I tested so far on x86, I still need to run it through s390/ppc/arm.
>
> throughts? thanks,
> jirka
>

Acked-by: Alexey Budankov <alexey.budankov@linux.intel.com>

Some API for reading Perf record trace could be valuable extensions
for the library. Also at some point public API will, probably, need
some versioning.

~Alexey

>
> Cc: Daniel Borkmann <daniel@iogearbox.net>
> Cc: Alexei Starovoitov <alexei.starovoitov@gmail.com>
> Cc: Kan Liang <kan.liang@linux.intel.com>
> Cc: Song Liu <songliubraving@fb.com>
> Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
> Cc: Stephane Eranian <eranian@google.com>
> ---
> Jiri Olsa (79):
> perf tools: Move loaded out of struct perf_counts_values
> perf tools: Rename struct cpu_map to struct perf_cpu_map
> perf tools: Rename struct thread_map to struct perf_thread_map
> perf tools: Rename struct perf_evsel to struct evsel
> perf tools: Rename struct perf_evlist to struct evlist
> perf tools: Rename perf_evsel__init to evsel__init
> perf tools: Rename perf_evlist__init to evlist__init
> perf tools: Rename perf_evlist__new to evlist__new
> perf tools: Rename perf_evlist__delete to evlist__delete
> perf tools: Rename perf_evsel__delete to evsel__delete
> perf tools: Rename perf_evsel__new to evsel__new
> perf tools: Rename perf_evlist__add to evlist__add
> perf tools: Rename perf_evlist__remove to evlist__remove
> perf tools: Rename perf_evsel__open to evsel__open
> perf tools: Rename perf_evsel__enable to evsel__enable
> perf tools: Rename perf_evsel__disable to evsel__disable
> perf tools: Rename perf_evsel__apply_filter to evsel__apply_filter
> perf tools: Rename perf_evsel__cpus to evsel__cpus
> perf tools: Rename perf_evlist__open to evlist__open
> perf tools: Rename perf_evlist__close to evlist__close
> perf tools: Rename perf_evlist__enable to evlist__enable
> perf tools: Rename perf_evlist__disable to evlist__disable
> libperf: Make libperf.a part of the build
> libperf: Add build version support
> libperf: Add libperf in python.so compilation
> libperf: Add perf/core.h header
> libperf: Add debug output support
> libperf: Add perf_cpu_map struct
> libperf: Add perf_cpu_map__dummy_new function
> libperf: Add perf_cpu_map__get/perf_cpu_map__put
> libperf: Add perf_thread_map struct
> libperf: Add perf_thread_map__new_dummy function
> libperf: Add perf_thread_map__get/perf_thread_map__put
> libperf: Add perf_evlist and perf_evsel structs
> libperf: Include perf_evsel in evsel object
> libperf: Include perf_evlist in evlist object
> libperf: Add perf_evsel__init function
> libperf: Add perf_evlist__init function
> libperf: Add perf_evlist__add function
> libperf: Add perf_evlist__remove function
> libperf: Add nr_entries to perf_evlist
> libperf: Add attr to perf_evsel
> libperf: Add perf_cpu_map__new/perf_cpu_map__read functions
> libperf: Move zalloc.o into libperf
> libperf: Add perf_evlist__new function
> libperf: Add perf_evsel__new function
> libperf: Add perf_evlist__for_each_evsel macro
> libperf: Add perf_evlist__delete function
> libperf: Add perf_evsel__delete function
> libperf: Add cpus to struct perf_evsel
> libperf: Add own_cpus to struct perf_evsel
> libperf: Add threads to struct perf_evsel
> libperf: Add has_user_cpus to struct perf_evlist
> libperf: Add cpus to struct perf_evlist
> libperf: Add threads to struct perf_evlist
> libperf: Add perf_evlist__set_maps function
> libperf: Add xyarray object
> libperf: Add fd array to struct perf_evsel
> libperf: Add nr_members to struct perf_evsel
> libperf: Add readn/writen function
> libperf: Add perf_evsel__alloc_fd function
> libperf: Add perf_evsel__open function
> libperf: Add perf_evsel__close function
> libperf: Add perf_evsel__read function
> libperf: Add perf_evsel__enable/disable/apply_filter functions
> libperf: Add perf_cpu_map__for_each_cpu macro
> libperf: Add perf_evsel__cpus/threads functions
> libperf: Add perf_evlist__open/close functions
> libperf: Add perf_evlist__enable/disable functions
> libperf: Add perf_evsel__attr functions
> libperf: Add install targets
> libperf: Add tests support
> libperf: Add perf_cpu_map test
> libperf: Add perf_thread_map test
> libperf: Add perf_evlist test
> libperf: Add perf_evsel tests
> libperf: Add perf_evlist__enable/disable test
> libperf: Add perf_evsel__enable/disable test
> libperf: Initial documentation
>
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> tools/perf/Makefile.perf | 31 +-
> tools/perf/arch/arm/util/auxtrace.c | 4 +-
> tools/perf/arch/arm/util/cs-etm.c | 26 +-
> tools/perf/arch/arm64/util/arm-spe.c | 6 +-
> tools/perf/arch/powerpc/util/kvm-stat.c | 12 +-
> tools/perf/arch/s390/util/auxtrace.c | 8 +-
> tools/perf/arch/s390/util/kvm-stat.c | 8 +-
> tools/perf/arch/x86/tests/intel-cqm.c | 8 +-
> tools/perf/arch/x86/tests/perf-time-to-tsc.c | 30 +-
> tools/perf/arch/x86/util/auxtrace.c | 10 +-
> tools/perf/arch/x86/util/intel-bts.c | 38 +-
> tools/perf/arch/x86/util/intel-pt.c | 82 +-
> tools/perf/arch/x86/util/kvm-stat.c | 12 +-
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> tools/perf/bench/futex-lock-pi.c | 7 +-
> tools/perf/bench/futex-requeue.c | 7 +-
> tools/perf/bench/futex-wake-parallel.c | 6 +-
> tools/perf/bench/futex-wake.c | 7 +-
> tools/perf/builtin-annotate.c | 16 +-
> tools/perf/builtin-c2c.c | 10 +-
> tools/perf/builtin-diff.c | 20 +-
> tools/perf/builtin-evlist.c | 4 +-
> tools/perf/builtin-ftrace.c | 18 +-
> tools/perf/builtin-inject.c | 60 +-
> tools/perf/builtin-kmem.c | 24 +-
> tools/perf/builtin-kvm.c | 46 +-
> tools/perf/builtin-lock.c | 30 +-
> tools/perf/builtin-mem.c | 2 +-
> tools/perf/builtin-record.c | 50 +-
> tools/perf/builtin-report.c | 32 +-
> tools/perf/builtin-sched.c | 96 +-
> tools/perf/builtin-script.c | 167 +--
> tools/perf/builtin-stat.c | 135 +--
> tools/perf/builtin-timechart.c | 46 +-
> tools/perf/builtin-top.c | 71 +-
> tools/perf/builtin-trace.c | 180 +--
> tools/perf/lib/Build | 12 +
> tools/perf/lib/Documentation/Makefile | 7 +
> tools/perf/lib/Documentation/man/libperf.rst | 102 ++
> tools/perf/lib/Documentation/tutorial/tutorial.rst | 123 ++
> tools/perf/lib/Makefile | 158 +++
> tools/perf/lib/core.c | 34 +
> tools/perf/lib/cpumap.c | 239 ++++
> tools/perf/lib/evlist.c | 159 +++
> tools/perf/lib/evsel.c | 232 ++++
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> tools/perf/lib/include/internal/evlist.h | 50 +
> tools/perf/lib/include/internal/evsel.h | 29 +
> tools/perf/lib/include/internal/lib.h | 10 +
> tools/perf/lib/include/internal/tests.h | 19 +
> tools/perf/lib/include/internal/threadmap.h | 23 +
> .../perf/{util => lib/include/internal}/xyarray.h | 6 +-
> tools/perf/lib/include/perf/core.h | 22 +
> tools/perf/lib/include/perf/cpumap.h | 23 +
> tools/perf/lib/include/perf/evlist.h | 35 +
> tools/perf/lib/include/perf/evsel.h | 39 +
> tools/perf/lib/include/perf/threadmap.h | 18 +
> tools/perf/lib/internal.h | 18 +
> tools/perf/lib/lib.c | 46 +
> tools/perf/lib/libperf.map | 40 +
> tools/perf/lib/libperf.pc.template | 11 +
> tools/perf/lib/tests/Makefile | 38 +
> tools/perf/lib/tests/test-cpumap.c | 21 +
> tools/perf/lib/tests/test-evlist.c | 186 +++
> tools/perf/lib/tests/test-evsel.c | 125 ++
> tools/perf/lib/tests/test-threadmap.c | 21 +
> tools/perf/lib/threadmap.c | 81 ++
> tools/perf/lib/xyarray.c | 33 +
> tools/perf/tests/backward-ring-buffer.c | 18 +-
> tools/perf/tests/bitmap.c | 5 +-
> tools/perf/tests/bpf.c | 12 +-
> tools/perf/tests/code-reading.c | 50 +-
> tools/perf/tests/cpumap.c | 21 +-
> tools/perf/tests/event-times.c | 81 +-
> tools/perf/tests/event_update.c | 13 +-
> tools/perf/tests/evsel-roundtrip-name.c | 12 +-
> tools/perf/tests/evsel-tp-sched.c | 8 +-
> tools/perf/tests/hists_cumulate.c | 18 +-
> tools/perf/tests/hists_filter.c | 10 +-
> tools/perf/tests/hists_link.c | 10 +-
> tools/perf/tests/hists_output.c | 20 +-
> tools/perf/tests/keep-tracking.c | 44 +-
> tools/perf/tests/mem2node.c | 5 +-
> tools/perf/tests/mmap-basic.c | 28 +-
> tools/perf/tests/mmap-thread-lookup.c | 4 +-
> tools/perf/tests/openat-syscall-all-cpus.c | 18 +-
> tools/perf/tests/openat-syscall-tp-fields.c | 14 +-
> tools/perf/tests/openat-syscall.c | 10 +-
> tools/perf/tests/parse-events.c | 1220 ++++++++++----------
> tools/perf/tests/parse-no-sample-id-all.c | 6 +-
> tools/perf/tests/perf-record.c | 10 +-
> tools/perf/tests/sample-parsing.c | 8 +-
> tools/perf/tests/sw-clock.c | 33 +-
> tools/perf/tests/switch-tracking.c | 64 +-
> tools/perf/tests/task-exit.c | 35 +-
> tools/perf/tests/thread-map.c | 28 +-
> tools/perf/tests/time-utils-test.c | 2 +-
> tools/perf/tests/topology.c | 9 +-
> tools/perf/ui/browsers/annotate.c | 16 +-
> tools/perf/ui/browsers/hists.c | 54 +-
> tools/perf/ui/browsers/res_sample.c | 4 +-
> tools/perf/ui/browsers/scripts.c | 6 +-
> tools/perf/ui/gtk/annotate.c | 8 +-
> tools/perf/ui/gtk/gtk.h | 8 +-
> tools/perf/ui/gtk/hists.c | 6 +-
> tools/perf/ui/hist.c | 16 +-
> tools/perf/util/Build | 6 -
> tools/perf/util/annotate.c | 42 +-
> tools/perf/util/annotate.h | 26 +-
> tools/perf/util/auxtrace.c | 28 +-
> tools/perf/util/auxtrace.h | 24 +-
> tools/perf/util/bpf-event.c | 2 +-
> tools/perf/util/bpf-event.h | 4 +-
> tools/perf/util/bpf-loader.c | 34 +-
> tools/perf/util/bpf-loader.h | 28 +-
> tools/perf/util/build-id.c | 2 +-
> tools/perf/util/build-id.h | 2 +-
> tools/perf/util/callchain.c | 2 +-
> tools/perf/util/callchain.h | 2 +-
> tools/perf/util/cgroup.c | 22 +-
> tools/perf/util/cgroup.h | 6 +-
> tools/perf/util/counts.c | 17 +-
> tools/perf/util/counts.h | 34 +-
> tools/perf/util/cpumap.c | 264 +----
> tools/perf/util/cpumap.h | 54 +-
> tools/perf/util/cputopo.c | 13 +-
> tools/perf/util/cs-etm.c | 4 +-
> tools/perf/util/data-convert-bt.c | 38 +-
> tools/perf/util/db-export.c | 10 +-
> tools/perf/util/db-export.h | 10 +-
> tools/perf/util/env.c | 2 +-
> tools/perf/util/env.h | 2 +-
> tools/perf/util/event.c | 30 +-
> tools/perf/util/event.h | 14 +-
> tools/perf/util/evlist.c | 607 +++++-----
> tools/perf/util/evlist.h | 215 ++--
> tools/perf/util/evsel.c | 496 ++++----
> tools/perf/util/evsel.h | 194 ++--
> tools/perf/util/evsel_fprintf.c | 16 +-
> tools/perf/util/header.c | 225 ++--
> tools/perf/util/header.h | 24 +-
> tools/perf/util/hist.c | 32 +-
> tools/perf/util/hist.h | 38 +-
> tools/perf/util/intel-bts.c | 22 +-
> tools/perf/util/intel-pt.c | 94 +-
> tools/perf/util/jitdump.c | 8 +-
> tools/perf/util/kvm-stat.h | 22 +-
> tools/perf/util/machine.c | 12 +-
> tools/perf/util/machine.h | 8 +-
> tools/perf/util/map.h | 2 +-
> tools/perf/util/metricgroup.c | 26 +-
> tools/perf/util/metricgroup.h | 6 +-
> tools/perf/util/mmap.c | 4 +-
> tools/perf/util/parse-events.c | 143 +--
> tools/perf/util/parse-events.h | 8 +-
> tools/perf/util/pmu.c | 15 +-
> tools/perf/util/pmu.h | 2 +-
> tools/perf/util/python-ext-sources | 2 -
> tools/perf/util/python.c | 73 +-
> tools/perf/util/record.c | 73 +-
> tools/perf/util/s390-cpumsf.c | 4 +-
> tools/perf/util/s390-sample-raw.c | 6 +-
> tools/perf/util/sample-raw.c | 2 +-
> tools/perf/util/sample-raw.h | 6 +-
> .../perf/util/scripting-engines/trace-event-perl.c | 14 +-
> .../util/scripting-engines/trace-event-python.c | 40 +-
> tools/perf/util/session.c | 81 +-
> tools/perf/util/session.h | 12 +-
> tools/perf/util/setup.py | 3 +-
> tools/perf/util/sort.c | 60 +-
> tools/perf/util/sort.h | 6 +-
> tools/perf/util/stat-display.c | 112 +-
> tools/perf/util/stat-shadow.c | 70 +-
> tools/perf/util/stat.c | 64 +-
> tools/perf/util/stat.h | 35 +-
> tools/perf/util/svghelper.c | 7 +-
> tools/perf/util/thread_map.c | 131 +--
> tools/perf/util/thread_map.h | 58 +-
> tools/perf/util/tool.h | 8 +-
> tools/perf/util/top.c | 12 +-
> tools/perf/util/top.h | 8 +-
> tools/perf/util/trace-event-info.c | 14 +-
> tools/perf/util/trace-event-scripting.c | 2 +-
> tools/perf/util/trace-event.h | 4 +-
> tools/perf/util/util.c | 40 -
> tools/perf/util/util.h | 4 +-
> 189 files changed, 5313 insertions(+), 3819 deletions(-)
> create mode 100644 tools/perf/lib/Build
> create mode 100644 tools/perf/lib/Documentation/Makefile
> create mode 100644 tools/perf/lib/Documentation/man/libperf.rst
> create mode 100644 tools/perf/lib/Documentation/tutorial/tutorial.rst
> create mode 100644 tools/perf/lib/Makefile
> create mode 100644 tools/perf/lib/core.c
> create mode 100644 tools/perf/lib/cpumap.c
> create mode 100644 tools/perf/lib/evlist.c
> create mode 100644 tools/perf/lib/evsel.c
> create mode 100644 tools/perf/lib/include/internal/cpumap.h
> create mode 100644 tools/perf/lib/include/internal/evlist.h
> create mode 100644 tools/perf/lib/include/internal/evsel.h
> create mode 100644 tools/perf/lib/include/internal/lib.h
> create mode 100644 tools/perf/lib/include/internal/tests.h
> create mode 100644 tools/perf/lib/include/internal/threadmap.h
> rename tools/perf/{util => lib/include/internal}/xyarray.h (84%)
> create mode 100644 tools/perf/lib/include/perf/core.h
> create mode 100644 tools/perf/lib/include/perf/cpumap.h
> create mode 100644 tools/perf/lib/include/perf/evlist.h
> create mode 100644 tools/perf/lib/include/perf/evsel.h
> create mode 100644 tools/perf/lib/include/perf/threadmap.h
> create mode 100644 tools/perf/lib/internal.h
> create mode 100644 tools/perf/lib/lib.c
> create mode 100644 tools/perf/lib/libperf.map
> create mode 100644 tools/perf/lib/libperf.pc.template
> create mode 100644 tools/perf/lib/tests/Makefile
> create mode 100644 tools/perf/lib/tests/test-cpumap.c
> create mode 100644 tools/perf/lib/tests/test-evlist.c
> create mode 100644 tools/perf/lib/tests/test-evsel.c
> create mode 100644 tools/perf/lib/tests/test-threadmap.c
> create mode 100644 tools/perf/lib/threadmap.c
> create mode 100644 tools/perf/lib/xyarray.c
>

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