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Date:   Tue, 6 Jun 2017 07:02:57 +0200
From:   Thomas-Mich Richter <>
To:     Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>
Cc:     Jiri Olsa <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] perf: fix perf test case 14 result reporting

On 06/02/2017 04:11 PM, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:


>> If you have specific patches in Jiri's branch that you think are good to
>> go, just point me to them and I'll cherry-pick them.
>> I'm looking now at the one you pointed out above (070b9644981e).
> Just looked, but the cset comment should state what is the problem and
> how it is solved, right now it has just a one line summary :-\
> - Arnaldo

Looks like a misunderstanding. When I clone Jiri's tree and checkout
branch perf/attr_test:

url = git://

oc2666213455 12 $ git branch
* perf/attr_test
oc2666213455 13 $ git show 070b9644981e
commit 070b9644981e2dd160a6aae2723d0ec2d8b4c0b5
Author: Jiri Olsa <>
Date:   Fri Mar 3 15:59:45 2017 +0100

    perf tests attr: Do not store failed events

diff --git a/tools/perf/tests/attr.c b/tools/perf/tests/attr.c
index 0dd7749..0f2b619 100644
--- a/tools/perf/tests/attr.c
+++ b/tools/perf/tests/attr.c
@@ -138,7 +138,7 @@ void test_attr__open(struct perf_event_attr *attr, pid_t pid, int cpu,
        int errno_saved = errno;
-       if (store_event(attr, pid, cpu, fd, group_fd, flags))
+       if ((fd != -1) && store_event(attr, pid, cpu, fd, group_fd, flags))
                die("test attr FAILED");
        errno = errno_saved;
oc2666213455 14 $ 

I get this commit which is another fix for an issue I discovered last week
while working on test case 14.

Thomas Richter, Dept 3303, IBM LTC Boeblingen Germany
Vorsitzende des Aufsichtsrats: Martina Koederitz 
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