Re: [PATCH v2 0/5] perf tools: add meta-data header support in pipe mode

From: Namhyung Kim
Date: Tue May 15 2012 - 21:36:01 EST

Hi, Stephane

On Tue, 15 May 2012 13:28:10 +0200, Stephane Eranian wrote:
> This patch series adds meta-data support to perf record/report in pipe
> mode:
> perf record -o - foo | perf inject -b | perf report -i -
> We had meta-data (information about host configuration, perf tool version,...)
> in regular (file) mode but it was lacking in pipe mode. This patch series fixes
> this.

In addition to this change, I think it'd be great if we keep this
meta-data somewhere for later use - I guess perf report and
annotate on TUI, at least, will need it too. Just a suggestion :).


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