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Date:	Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:23:26 +0200
From:	Andres Freund <>
To:	Namhyung Kim <>
Cc:	Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>,
	Jiri Olsa <>,
	Peter Zijlstra <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>,
	Paul Mackerras <>,
	Namhyung Kim <>,
	LKML <>,
	David Ahern <>,
	Frederic Weisbecker <>,
	Andi Kleen <>, Arun Sharma <>,
	Rodrigo Campos <>,
	Don Zickus <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 22/27] perf tools: Enable --children option by default


On 2014-05-29 12:58:25 +0900, Namhyung Kim wrote:
> Now perf top and perf report will show children column by default if
> it has callchain information.
> Requested-by: Ingo Molnar <>
> Tested-by: Rodrigo Campos <>
> Tested-by: Arun Sharma <>
> Acked-by: Jiri Olsa <>
> Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <>
> Signed-off-by: Namhyung Kim <>

Stupid question: Why? This breaks user's usage pattern in a rather
significant way because the new output is pretty much entirely useless
in many cases, especially for userland programs. I think the new option
is great, but why is it suddenly the default?


Andres Freund
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