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Date:   Fri, 31 Aug 2018 15:01:57 -0700
From:   Andi Kleen <andi@...stfloor.org>
To:     acme@...nel.org
Cc:     jolsa@...nel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Andi Kleen <ak@...ux.intel.com>
Subject: [PATCH v2 01/10] perf tools: Report itrace options in help

From: Andi Kleen <ak@...ux.intel.com>

I often forget all the options that --itrace accepts. Instead of burying
them in the man page only report them in the normal command line help
too to make them easier accessible.

v2: Align
Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@...ux.intel.com>
---
 tools/perf/builtin-inject.c |  3 ++-
 tools/perf/builtin-report.c |  2 +-
 tools/perf/builtin-script.c |  2 +-
 tools/perf/util/auxtrace.h  | 19 +++++++++++++++++++
 4 files changed, 23 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/tools/perf/builtin-inject.c b/tools/perf/builtin-inject.c
index a3b346359ba0..b649a0511ed8 100644
--- a/tools/perf/builtin-inject.c
+++ b/tools/perf/builtin-inject.c
@@ -803,7 +803,8 @@ int cmd_inject(int argc, const char **argv)
 			   "kallsyms pathname"),
 		OPT_BOOLEAN('f', "force", &data.force, "don't complain, do it"),
 		OPT_CALLBACK_OPTARG(0, "itrace", &inject.itrace_synth_opts,
-				    NULL, "opts", "Instruction Tracing options",
+				    NULL, "opts", "Instruction Tracing options\n"
+				    ITRACE_HELP,
 				    itrace_parse_synth_opts),
 		OPT_BOOLEAN(0, "strip", &inject.strip,
 			    "strip non-synthesized events (use with --itrace)"),
diff --git a/tools/perf/builtin-report.c b/tools/perf/builtin-report.c
index 02f7a3c27761..d48ea050e95e 100644
--- a/tools/perf/builtin-report.c
+++ b/tools/perf/builtin-report.c
@@ -1105,7 +1105,7 @@ int cmd_report(int argc, const char **argv)
 	OPT_CALLBACK(0, "percentage", NULL, "relative|absolute",
 		     "how to display percentage of filtered entries", parse_filter_percentage),
 	OPT_CALLBACK_OPTARG(0, "itrace", &itrace_synth_opts, NULL, "opts",
-			    "Instruction Tracing options",
+			    "Instruction Tracing options\n" ITRACE_HELP,
 			    itrace_parse_synth_opts),
 	OPT_BOOLEAN(0, "full-source-path", &srcline_full_filename,
 			"Show full source file name path for source lines"),
diff --git a/tools/perf/builtin-script.c b/tools/perf/builtin-script.c
index 568ddfac3213..910e0f1f2876 100644
--- a/tools/perf/builtin-script.c
+++ b/tools/perf/builtin-script.c
@@ -3193,7 +3193,7 @@ int cmd_script(int argc, const char **argv)
 	OPT_BOOLEAN(0, "ns", &nanosecs,
 		    "Use 9 decimal places when displaying time"),
 	OPT_CALLBACK_OPTARG(0, "itrace", &itrace_synth_opts, NULL, "opts",
-			    "Instruction Tracing options",
+			    "Instruction Tracing options\n" ITRACE_HELP,
 			    itrace_parse_synth_opts),
 	OPT_BOOLEAN(0, "full-source-path", &srcline_full_filename,
 			"Show full source file name path for source lines"),
diff --git a/tools/perf/util/auxtrace.h b/tools/perf/util/auxtrace.h
index e731f55da072..041ee64a63bc 100644
--- a/tools/perf/util/auxtrace.h
+++ b/tools/perf/util/auxtrace.h
@@ -576,6 +576,23 @@ static inline void auxtrace__free(struct perf_session *session)
 	return session->auxtrace->free(session);
 }
 
+#define ITRACE_HELP \
+"				i:	    		synthesize instructions events\n"		\
+"				b:	    		synthesize branches events\n"		\
+"				c:	    		synthesize branches events (calls only)\n"	\
+"				r:	    		synthesize branches events (returns only)\n" \
+"				x:	    		synthesize transactions events\n"		\
+"				w:	    		synthesize ptwrite events\n"		\
+"				p:	    		synthesize power events\n"			\
+"				e:	    		synthesize error events\n"			\
+"				d:	    		create a debug log\n"			\
+"				g[len]:     		synthesize a call chain (use with i or x)\n" \
+"				l[len]:     		synthesize last branch entries (use with i or x)\n" \
+"				sNUMBER:    		skip initial number of events\n"		\
+"				PERIOD[ns|us|ms|i|t]:   specify period to sample stream\n" \
+"				concatenate multiple options. Default is ibxwpe or cewp\n"
+
+
 #else
 
 static inline struct auxtrace_record *
@@ -716,6 +733,8 @@ void auxtrace_mmap_params__set_idx(struct auxtrace_mmap_params *mp,
 				   struct perf_evlist *evlist, int idx,
 				   bool per_cpu);
 
+#define ITRACE_HELP ""
+
 #endif
 
 #endif
-- 
2.17.1

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