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Date:   Fri, 29 Mar 2019 11:13:38 +0200
From:   Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@...ux.intel.com>
To:     Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@...llo.nl>
Cc:     Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@...hat.com>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        jolsa@...hat.com,
        Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@...ux.intel.com>,
        Ben Gainey <Ben.Gainey@....com>, stable@...r.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH] perf: Fix AUX record suppression

Commit 1627314fb54a33e ("perf: Suppress AUX/OVERWRITE records") has an
unintended side-effect of also suppressing all AUX records with no flags
and non-zero size, so all the regular records in the full trace mode.
This breaks some use cases for people.

Fix this by restoring "regular" AUX records.

Signed-off-by: Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@...ux.intel.com>
Fixes: 1627314fb54a33e ("perf: Suppress AUX/OVERWRITE records")
Reported-by: Ben Gainey <Ben.Gainey@....com>
Tested-by: Ben Gainey <Ben.Gainey@....com>
CC: stable@...r.kernel.org # v4.20+
---
 kernel/events/ring_buffer.c | 33 +++++++++++++++------------------
 1 file changed, 15 insertions(+), 18 deletions(-)

diff --git a/kernel/events/ring_buffer.c b/kernel/events/ring_buffer.c
index 678ccec60d8f..626256dc26c1 100644
--- a/kernel/events/ring_buffer.c
+++ b/kernel/events/ring_buffer.c
@@ -455,24 +455,21 @@ void perf_aux_output_end(struct perf_output_handle *handle, unsigned long size)
 		rb->aux_head += size;
 	}
 
-	if (size || handle->aux_flags) {
-		/*
-		 * Only send RECORD_AUX if we have something useful to communicate
-		 *
-		 * Note: the OVERWRITE records by themselves are not considered
-		 * useful, as they don't communicate any *new* information,
-		 * aside from the short-lived offset, that becomes history at
-		 * the next event sched-in and therefore isn't useful.
-		 * The userspace that needs to copy out AUX data in overwrite
-		 * mode should know to use user_page::aux_head for the actual
-		 * offset. So, from now on we don't output AUX records that
-		 * have *only* OVERWRITE flag set.
-		 */
-
-		if (handle->aux_flags & ~(u64)PERF_AUX_FLAG_OVERWRITE)
-			perf_event_aux_event(handle->event, aux_head, size,
-			                     handle->aux_flags);
-	}
+	/*
+	 * Only send RECORD_AUX if we have something useful to communicate
+	 *
+	 * Note: the OVERWRITE records by themselves are not considered
+	 * useful, as they don't communicate any *new* information,
+	 * aside from the short-lived offset, that becomes history at
+	 * the next event sched-in and therefore isn't useful.
+	 * The userspace that needs to copy out AUX data in overwrite
+	 * mode should know to use user_page::aux_head for the actual
+	 * offset. So, from now on we don't output AUX records that
+	 * have *only* OVERWRITE flag set.
+	 */
+	if (size || (handle->aux_flags & ~(u64)PERF_AUX_FLAG_OVERWRITE))
+		perf_event_aux_event(handle->event, aux_head, size,
+				     handle->aux_flags);
 
 	rb->user_page->aux_head = rb->aux_head;
 	if (rb_need_aux_wakeup(rb))
-- 
2.20.1

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