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Date:   Thu, 13 Aug 2020 13:09:57 +0800
From:   "Jin, Yao" <yao.jin@...ux.intel.com>
To:     Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@...nel.org>
Cc:     jolsa@...nel.org, peterz@...radead.org, mingo@...hat.com,
        alexander.shishkin@...ux.intel.com, Linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        ak@...ux.intel.com, kan.liang@...el.com, yao.jin@...el.com,
        like.xu@...ux.intel.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] perf parse-events: Set exclude_guest for user-space
 counting

Hi Arnaldo,

On 8/12/2020 8:55 PM, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
> Em Wed, Aug 12, 2020 at 09:15:04AM -0300, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo escreveu:
>> Em Wed, Aug 12, 2020 at 02:59:53PM +0800, Jin Yao escreveu:
>>> Currently if we run 'perf record -e cycles:u', exclude_guest is 0.
>>>
>>> But it doesn't make sense that we request for user-space counting
>>> but we also get the guest report.
>>>
>>> To keep perf semantics consistent and clear, this patch sets
>>> exclude_guest for user-space counting.
>>
>> Applied, and also added this, that you should consider doing in the
>> future (modulo the "Committer testing:" header :) ):
>>
>> Committer testing:
>>
>> Before:
>>
>>    # perf record -e cycles:u
>>    ^C[ perf record: Woken up 1 times to write data ]
>>    [ perf record: Captured and wrote 1.231 MB perf.data (91 samples) ]
>>    #
>>    # perf evlist -v
>>    cycles:u: size: 120, { sample_period, sample_freq }: 4000, sample_type: IP|TID|TIME|ID|CPU|PERIOD, read_format: ID, disabled: 1, inherit: 1, exclude_kernel: 1, exclude_hv: 1, freq: 1, sample_id_all: 1
>>    <SNIP>
>>    #
>>
>> After:
>>
>>    # perf record -e cycles:u
>>    ^C[ perf record: Woken up 1 times to write data ]
>>    [ perf record: Captured and wrote 1.263 MB perf.data (403 samples) ]
>>    #
>>    # perf evlist -v
>>    cycles:u: size: 120, { sample_period, sample_freq }: 4000, sample_type: IP|TID|TIME|ID|CPU|PERIOD, read_format: ID, disabled: 1, inherit: 1, exclude_kernel: 1, exclude_hv: 1, freq: 1, sample_id_all: 1, exclude_guest: 1
>>    #
> 
> Also, please run 'perf test', as this will require changes to some
> expected perf_event_attr setups:
> 
> [root@...co ~]# perf test "event definition"
>   6: Parse event definition strings                        : FAILED!
> [root@...co ~]#
> 
> - Arnaldo
> 

Sorry for the perf test failure! I will post v2 to fix this issue.

Thanks
Jin Yao

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