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Date:	Wed, 05 Nov 2014 11:54:29 +0900
From:	Namhyung Kim <>
To:	Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>
Cc:	Peter Zijlstra <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>,
	Paul Mackerras <>,
	Namhyung Kim <>,
	LKML <>,
	Jiri Olsa <>,
	Adrian Hunter <>,
	David Ahern <>,
	Stephane Eranian <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 6/8] perf record: Do not save pathname in ./debug/.build-id directory for vmlinux

Hi Arnaldo,

On Tue, 4 Nov 2014 10:29:04 -0300, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
> Em Tue, Nov 04, 2014 at 10:14:32AM +0900, Namhyung Kim escreveu:
>> When perf record finishes a session recording, it then pre-process
>> samples in order to write build-id info from actually used DSOs.
>> During this process it'll call map__load() for kernel map, and it ends
>> up calling dso__load_vmlinux_path() which replaces dso->long_name.
> Can't we achieve the same end result without introducing yet another
> symbol_conf entry?
> I think there are way too many there, we need to remove, not add :-\


I also wanted to do it without a new entry, but failed to find a good
way of it as it's a common code called both from record and report path
and lives in a deep inside of sample processing.

> I'll add this since it improve the end result, but if you don't beat me
> to it I'll try to remove this symbol_conf entry while keeping the end
> result you achieved with it.

It'd be really appreciated!

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