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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 09/11] perf/tools: Enhance JSON/metric infrastructure to handle "?"
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On 3/24/20 6:41 PM, Jiri Olsa wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 20, 2020 at 06:24:04PM +0530, Kajol Jain wrote:
>> Patch enhances current metric infrastructure to handle "?" in the metric
>> expression. The "?" can be use for parameters whose value not known while
>> creating metric events and which can be replace later at runtime to
>> the proper value. It also add flexibility to create multiple events out
>> of single metric event added in json file.
>>
>> Patch adds function 'arch_get_runtimeparam' which is a arch specific
>> function, returns the count of metric events need to be created.
>> By default it return 1.
>>
>> This infrastructure needed for hv_24x7 socket/chip level events.
>> "hv_24x7" chip level events needs specific chip-id to which the
>> data is requested. Function 'arch_get_runtimeparam' implemented
>> in header.c which extract number of sockets from sysfs file
>> "sockets" under "/sys/devices/hv_24x7/interface/".
>>
>>
>> With this patch basically we are trying to create as many metric events
>> as define by runtime_param.
>>
>> For that one loop is added in function 'metricgroup__add_metric',
>> which create multiple events at run time depend on return value of
>> 'arch_get_runtimeparam' and merge that event in 'group_list'.
>>
>> To achieve that we are actually passing this parameter value as part of
>> `expr__find_other` function and changing "?" present in metric expression
>> with this value.
>>
>> As in our json file, there gonna be single metric event, and out of
>> which we are creating multiple events, I am also merging this value
>> to the original metric name to specify parameter value.
>>
>> For example,
>> command:# ./perf stat -M PowerBUS_Frequency -C 0 -I 1000
>> # time counts unit events
>> 1.000101867 9,356,933 hv_24x7/pm_pb_cyc,chip=0/ # 2.3 GHz PowerBUS_Frequency_0
>> 1.000101867 9,366,134 hv_24x7/pm_pb_cyc,chip=1/ # 2.3 GHz PowerBUS_Frequency_1
>> 2.000314878 9,365,868 hv_24x7/pm_pb_cyc,chip=0/ # 2.3 GHz PowerBUS_Frequency_0
>> 2.000314878 9,366,092 hv_24x7/pm_pb_cyc,chip=1/ # 2.3 GHz PowerBUS_Frequency_1
>>
>> So, here _0 and _1 after PowerBUS_Frequency specify parameter value.
>>
>> As after adding this to group_list, again we call expr__parse
>> in 'generic_metric' function present in util/stat-display.c.
>> By this time again we need to pass this parameter value. So, now to get this value
>> actually I am trying to extract it from metric name itself. Because
>> otherwise it gonna point to last updated value present in runtime_param.
>> And gonna match for that value only.
>
> so why can't we pass that param as integer value through the metric objects?
>
> it get's created in metricgroup__add_metric_param:
> - as struct egroup *eg
> - we can add egroup::param and store the param value there
>
> then in metricgroup__setup_events it moves to:
> - struct metric_expr *expr
> - we can add metric_expr::param to keep the param
>
> then in perf_stat__print_shadow_stats there's:
> - struct metric_expr *mexp loop
> - calling generic_metric metric - we could call it with mexp::param
> - and pass the param to expr__parse
>
Hi jiri,
Thanks for the suggestion, Yes it make more sense to use like that.
Will update.

Thanks,
Kajol
> jirka
>

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