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Date:   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 22:57:44 +0100
From:   Jiri Olsa <>
To:     Song Liu <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 perf,bpf 00/11] perf annotation of BPF programs

On Fri, Feb 15, 2019 at 01:53:43PM -0800, Song Liu wrote:
> Changes v2 to v3:
> 1. Remove unnecessary include in header files;
> 2. Improved error handling;
> 3. Better naming of functions, variables, etc.;
> 4. Enable bpf events by default for perf-top.
> Changes v1 to v2:
> 1. Fix compilation error with different feature-disassembler-four-args;
> 2. Fix a segfault in perf-record;
> 3. Split patches 5/9 and 6/9 so that perf_env changes and changes
>    are in separate patches.
> This series enables annotation of BPF programs in perf.
> perf tool gathers information via sys_bpf and (optionally) stores them in
> as headers.
> Patch 1/11 fixes a minor issue in kernel;
> Patch 2/11 to 4/11 introduce new helper functions and use them in perf and
>      bpftool;
> Patch 5/11 to 8/11 saves information of bpf program in perf_env;
> Patch 9/11 adds --bpf-event options to perf-top;
> Patch 10/11 enables annotation of bpf programs based on information
>      gathered in 5/11 to 8/11;
> Patch 11/11 handles information of short living BPF program that are loaded
>      during perf-record or perf-top.
> Commands tested during developments are perf-top, perf-record, perf-report,
> and perf-annotate.
> ===================== Note on patch dependency  ========================
> This set has dependency in both bpf-next tree and tip/perf/core. Current
> version is developed on bpf-next tree with the following commits
> cherry-picked from tip/perf/core:
> (from 1/10 to 10/10)
> commit 76193a94522f ("perf, bpf: Introduce PERF_RECORD_KSYMBOL")
> commit d764ac646491 ("tools headers uapi: Sync tools/include/uapi/linux/perf_event.h")
> commit 6ee52e2a3fe4 ("perf, bpf: Introduce PERF_RECORD_BPF_EVENT")
> commit df063c83aa2c ("tools headers uapi: Sync tools/include/uapi/linux/perf_event.h")
> commit 9aa0bfa370b2 ("perf tools: Handle PERF_RECORD_KSYMBOL")
> commit 45178a928a4b ("perf tools: Handle PERF_RECORD_BPF_EVENT")
> commit 7b612e291a5a ("perf tools: Synthesize PERF_RECORD_* for loaded BPF programs")
> commit a40b95bcd30c ("perf top: Synthesize BPF events for pre-existing loaded BPF programs")
> commit 6934058d9fb6 ("bpf: Add module name [bpf] to ksymbols for bpf programs")
> commit 811184fb6977 ("perf bpf: Fix synthesized PERF_RECORD_KSYMBOL/BPF_EVENT")
> ========================================================================
> This set is also available at:

I'm getting same compilation error as last time,
maybe it wasnt updated?


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