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Date:	Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:04:07 +0900
From:	Namhyung Kim <>
To:	Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>
Cc:	Peter Zijlstra <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>,
	Paul Mackerras <>,
	Namhyung Kim <>,
	LKML <>,
	Jiri Olsa <>, David Ahern <>,
	Minchan Kim <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] perf tools: Ensure --symfs ends with '/'

Hi Arnaldo,

On Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:15:21 -0300, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
> Em Fri, Jul 25, 2014 at 10:31:47AM +0900, Namhyung Kim escreveu:
>> Minchan reported that perf failed to load vmlinux if --symfs argument
>> doesn't end with '/' character.  So make sure that the symfs always
>> ends with the '/'.
> I don't think this is the right way of doing this, users of
> symbol_conf.symfs should instead make sure that they do what they expect
> to, i.e. if they want it to be a base directory, make sure that a path
> separator is added between it and the relative path following it, if
> not, do as they please.

Hmm.. what's the usecase of non-directory symfs?  I guess realpath(3)
already nullifies such case and defaults to no symfs..

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