Re: [GIT PULL] perf fixes

From: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
Date: Mon Jan 24 2011 - 17:00:56 EST

Em Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 10:25:26PM +0100, Ingo Molnar escreveu:
> * Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Was this on a freshly installed machine? Or on a freshly updated one?
> >
> > Probably its the build-id collecting at the end of a session, on the
> > first run you had a cold cache and it had to figure out which binaries
> > to cache on ~/.debug, second time it was already cached so it was fast.
> Hm, it would be nice to not surprise users with an unlimited-timeout, up to half a
> minute 'frozen' app. Can we possibly display a more finegrained progress indicator?

Definetely, adding this to the todo list.

In fact perf_session__process_events already has an ui_progress stuff,
its just that it works only on report/TUI. Need to make it work with
some /-|/- spinning text progress indicator after a "collecting
build-ids:" string, something like that.

- Arnaldo
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