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Date:   Fri, 22 May 2020 10:09:42 +0800
From:   "Li Xinhai" <lixinhai.lxh@...il.com>
To:     "Tom Zanussi" <zanussi@...nel.org>,
        "Steven Rostedt" <rostedt@...dmis.org>
Cc:     "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] tracing: Fix events.rst section numbering

On 2020-05-19 at 02:29 Tom Zanussi wrote:
>The in-kernel trace event API should have its own section, and the
>duplicate section numbers need fixing as well.
>
>Signed-off-by: Tom Zanussi <zanussi@...nel.org>
>Reported-by: Li Xinhai <lixinhai.lxh@...il.com>
>---
> Documentation/trace/events.rst | 28 ++++++++++++++--------------
> 1 file changed, 14 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-)
>
>diff --git a/Documentation/trace/events.rst b/Documentation/trace/events.rst
>index ed79b220bd07..1a3b7762cb0f 100644
>--- a/Documentation/trace/events.rst
>+++ b/Documentation/trace/events.rst
>@@ -526,8 +526,8 @@ The following commands are supported:
>
>   See Documentation/trace/histogram.rst for details and examples.
>
>-6.3 In-kernel trace event API
>------------------------------
>+7. In-kernel trace event API
>+============================
>
> In most cases, the command-line interface to trace events is more than
> sufficient.  Sometimes, however, applications might find the need for
>@@ -559,8 +559,8 @@ following:
>   - tracing synthetic events from in-kernel code
>   - the low-level "dynevent_cmd" API
>
>-6.3.1 Dyamically creating synthetic event definitions
>------------------------------------------------------
>+7.1 Dyamically creating synthetic event definitions
>+---------------------------------------------------
>
> There are a couple ways to create a new synthetic event from a kernel
> module or other kernel code.
>@@ -665,8 +665,8 @@ registered by calling the synth_event_gen_cmd_end() function:
> At this point, the event object is ready to be used for tracing new
> events.
>
>-6.3.3 Tracing synthetic events from in-kernel code
>---------------------------------------------------
>+7.2 Tracing synthetic events from in-kernel code
>+------------------------------------------------
>
> To trace a synthetic event, there are several options.  The first
> option is to trace the event in one call, using synth_event_trace()
>@@ -677,8 +677,8 @@ synth_event_trace_start() and synth_event_trace_end() along with
> synth_event_add_next_val() or synth_event_add_val() to add the values
> piecewise.
>
>-6.3.3.1 Tracing a synthetic event all at once
>----------------------------------------------
>+7.2.1 Tracing a synthetic event all at once
>+-------------------------------------------
>
> To trace a synthetic event all at once, the synth_event_trace() or
> synth_event_trace_array() functions can be used.
>@@ -779,8 +779,8 @@ remove the event:
>
>        ret = synth_event_delete("schedtest");
>
>-6.3.3.1 Tracing a synthetic event piecewise
>--------------------------------------------
>+7.2.2 Tracing a synthetic event piecewise
>+-----------------------------------------
>
> To trace a synthetic using the piecewise method described above, the
> synth_event_trace_start() function is used to 'open' the synthetic
>@@ -863,8 +863,8 @@ Note that synth_event_trace_end() must be called at the end regardless
> of whether any of the add calls failed (say due to a bad field name
> being passed in).
>
>-6.3.4 Dyamically creating kprobe and kretprobe event definitions
>-----------------------------------------------------------------
>+7.3 Dyamically creating kprobe and kretprobe event definitions
>+--------------------------------------------------------------
>
> To create a kprobe or kretprobe trace event from kernel code, the
> kprobe_event_gen_cmd_start() or kretprobe_event_gen_cmd_start()
>@@ -940,8 +940,8 @@ used to give the kprobe event file back and delete the event:
>
>   ret = kprobe_event_delete("gen_kprobe_test");
>
>-6.3.4 The "dynevent_cmd" low-level API
>---------------------------------------
>+7.4 The "dynevent_cmd" low-level API
>+------------------------------------
>
> Both the in-kernel synthetic event and kprobe interfaces are built on
> top of a lower-level "dynevent_cmd" interface.  This interface is
>--
>2.17.1
> 

It looks correct to me.
Reviewed-by: Li Xinhai <lixinhai.lxh@...il.com>

>

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