Re: [tip:perfcounters/core] perf_counter tools: Introduce stricterC code checking
From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Thu May 28 2009 - 04:36:15 EST
* Paul Mackerras <paulus@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> tip-bot for Ingo Molnar writes:
> > perf_counter tools: Introduce stricter C code checking
> > Tighten up our C code requirements:
> > - disallow warnings
> This causes failures when I compile it as a 64-bit executable on
> CC builtin-record.o
> builtin-record.c: In function 'pid_synthesize_mmap_events':
> builtin-record.c:241: warning: format '%llx' expects type 'long long unsigned int *', but argument 3 has type '__u64 *'
> builtin-record.c:241: warning: format '%llx' expects type 'long long unsigned int *', but argument 4 has type '__u64 *'
> builtin-record.c:241: warning: format '%llx' expects type 'long long unsigned int *', but argument 9 has type '__u64 *'
> This is because u64 is an unsigned long in userspace for a 64-bit
> build, not unsigned long long. I'm not sure how best to solve
> this problem.
We could perhaps use __u64 consistently? (can we?)
> If I compile it as a 32-bit executable, it doesn't generate warnings,
> but when I try to run "perf top" (this is on a 64-bit kernel, of
> course, since 32-bit powerpc kernels don't currently support
> perf_counters), I get:
> # perf top
> left: 0000000000000000
> ip: 00000000000891a4
> right: 00000000ffffffff
> KernelTop refresh period: 2 seconds
> perf: builtin-top.c:453: record_ip: Assertion `left <= ip && ip <= right' failed.
mind trying a 'git bisect run' session - which commit broke things
for you? Or is this related to the type problems?
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