Re: [PATCH 07/13] perf: Add attribute to filter out callchains

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On Wed, Aug 01, 2012 at 02:10:59PM +0400, Jiri Olsa wrote:
> From: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@xxxxxxxxx> 
> Introducing following bits to the the perf_event_attr struct:
>   - exclude_callchain_kernel to filter out kernel callchain
>     from the sample dump
>   - exclude_callchain_user to filter out user callchain
>     from the sample dump
> We need to be able to disable standard user callchain dump
> when we use the dwarf cfi callchain mode, because frame
> pointer based user callchains are useless in this mode.
> Implementing also exclude_callchain_kernel to have complete
> set of options.
> Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@xxxxxxxxx>
> [ Added kernel callchains filtering ]
> Signed-off-by: Jiri Olsa <jolsa@xxxxxxxxxx>
> CC: Andrew Vagin <avagin@xxxxxxxxxx>

Acked-by: Andrew Vagin <avagin@xxxxxxxxxx>

> diff --git a/kernel/events/core.c b/kernel/events/core.c
> index c4582bb..0902d4a 100644
> --- a/kernel/events/core.c
> +++ b/kernel/events/core.c
> @@ -4130,8 +4130,12 @@ void perf_prepare_sample(struct perf_event_header *header,
>  	if (sample_type & PERF_SAMPLE_CALLCHAIN) {
>  		int size = 1;
> +		int kernel = !event->attr.exclude_callchain_kernel;
> +		int user   = !event->attr.exclude_callchain_user;
> -		data->callchain = perf_callchain(event, regs);
> +		if (kernel || user)
> +			data->callchain = perf_callchain(event, regs,
> +							 kernel, user);
I am not sure, that we need two arguments kernel and user here,
we can get them from event inside perf_callchain...
>  		if (data->callchain)
>  			size += data->callchain->nr;
> diff --git a/kernel/events/internal.h b/kernel/events/internal.h
> index ce7bdfc..95d0215 100644
> --- a/kernel/events/internal.h
> +++ b/kernel/events/internal.h
> @@ -126,7 +126,8 @@ DEFINE_OUTPUT_COPY(__output_copy_user, arch_perf_out_copy_user)
>  /* Callchain handling */
>  extern struct perf_callchain_entry *
> -perf_callchain(struct perf_event *event, struct pt_regs *regs);
> +perf_callchain(struct perf_event *event, struct pt_regs *regs,
> +	       int kernel, int user);
>  extern int get_callchain_buffers(void);
>  extern void put_callchain_buffers(void);
> -- 
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