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Date:   Thu, 28 Feb 2019 23:19:44 +0300
From:   Alexey Budankov <alexey.budankov@...ux.intel.com>
To:     Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <arnaldo.melo@...il.com>
Cc:     Jiri Olsa <jolsa@...hat.com>, Namhyung Kim <namhyung@...nel.org>,
        Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@...ux.intel.com>,
        Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>,
        Andi Kleen <ak@...ux.intel.com>,
        linux-kernel <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 02/10] perf record: implement
 -f,--mmap-flush=<threshold> option


On 28.02.2019 21:44, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
> Em Thu, Feb 28, 2019 at 12:00:41PM +0300, Alexey Budankov escreveu:
>>
>> Implemented -f,--mmap-flush option that specifies threshold to postpone
>> and/or trigger the move of data from mmaped kernel buffers to a storage.
>> The option can be used to avoid capturing every single byte of data into
>> the stored trace. The default option value is 1.
> 
> Can you add something here explain more clearly what this means, and
> also on the tools/perf/Documentation/perf-record.txt file? Something
> like a paragraph explaining when is that there is a mmap flush normally,
> or rephrase what you wrote if you think you said that.

Will try to rephrase and may be provide some description of 
cases that this option can specifically address.

Thanks,
Alexey

> 
> - Arnaldo
> 
>  
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