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Date:	Thu, 23 Feb 2012 16:08:14 +0900
From:	Namhyung Kim <>
To:	Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>
Cc:	Peter Zijlstra <>,
	Paul Mackerras <>, Ingo Molnar <>,
Subject: [PATCH] perf tools: Add descriptions of missing Makefile arguments

There are some variable arguments can be specified on make invocation,
but some of them are missing descriptions so that user cannot be
informed easily. Fix it.

Signed-off-by: Namhyung Kim <>
 tools/perf/Makefile |   14 ++++++++++++++
 1 files changed, 14 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/tools/perf/Makefile b/tools/perf/Makefile
index e011b5060f92..fa043404479e 100644
--- a/tools/perf/Makefile
+++ b/tools/perf/Makefile
@@ -15,6 +15,16 @@ endif
 # Define V to have a more verbose compile.
+# Define O to save output files in a separate directory.
+# Define ARCH as name of target architecture if you want cross-builds.
+# Define CROSS_COMPILE as prefix name of compiler if you want cross-builds.
+# Define NO_LIBPERL to disable perl script extension.
+# Define NO_LIBPYTHON to disable python script extension.
 # Define PYTHON to point to the python binary if the default
 # `python' is not correct; for example: PYTHON=python2
@@ -32,6 +42,10 @@ endif
 # Define NO_DWARF if you do not want debug-info analysis feature at all.
 # Define WERROR=0 to disable treating any warnings as errors.
+# Define NO_NEWT if you do not want TUI support.
+# Define NO_DEMANGLE if you do not want C++ symbol demangling.

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