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Date:	Tue, 10 Nov 2009 17:23:57 +0900 (JST)
From:	Hitoshi Mitake <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 0/4] perf bench: Common option for specifying style

From: Ingo Molnar <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 0/4] perf bench: Common option for specifying style formatting
Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2009 09:01:35 +0100

> * Hitoshi Mitake <> wrote:
> > And I have a question.
> > In tools/perf/command-list.txt, there is the word "mainporcelain".
> > What does this mean?
> tools/perf/ inherited the command-list.txt code from the Git project:
>   git://
> in Git talk, 'porcelain' is the pretty stuff humans use. 'plumbing' is 
> the lowlevel stuff humans dont get to see.
> 'mainporcelain' are the major commands you get listed when you type 
> 'perf' (or 'git').

Thanks, I got it!

> ( i've Cc:-ed the Git list as i never saw any real formal definition for
>   this anywhere, maybe i got this wrong :-)
> > Of course I searched this word on my dictionary, but cannot got an answer.
> > I'm preparing the initial document for perf-bench.
> > Can I add perf-bench with mainporcelain to command-list.txt?
> yeah, i'd suggest to do that - that will make 'perf bench' show up in 
> 'perf' output.

I'll describe perf bench as mainporcelain command, thanks.
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