[PATCH 4/4] [BUGFIX] perf probe: Fix to show correct error string

From: Masami Hiramatsu
Date: Tue Oct 04 2011 - 06:43:11 EST

Fix perf probe to show correct error string when it
fails to delete an event. The write(2) returns -1
if failed, and errno stores real error number.

Signed-off-by: Masami Hiramatsu <masami.hiramatsu.pt@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxx>
Cc: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@xxxxxxxxxxx>

tools/perf/util/probe-event.c | 4 +++-
1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/tools/perf/util/probe-event.c b/tools/perf/util/probe-event.c
index 1c7bfa5..eb25900 100644
--- a/tools/perf/util/probe-event.c
+++ b/tools/perf/util/probe-event.c
@@ -1956,8 +1956,10 @@ static int __del_trace_probe_event(int fd, struct str_node *ent)

pr_debug("Writing event: %s\n", buf);
ret = write(fd, buf, strlen(buf));
- if (ret < 0)
+ if (ret < 0) {
+ ret = -errno;
goto error;
+ }

printf("Remove event: %s\n", ent->s);
return 0;

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