Re: [RFC/PATCHSET 00/14] perf report: Add support to accumulate histperiods (v2)
From: Frederic Weisbecker
Date: Wed Nov 06 2013 - 07:10:58 EST
On Wed, Nov 06, 2013 at 09:30:46AM +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> * Namhyung Kim <namhyung@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Hi Ingo,
> > On Tue, 5 Nov 2013 12:58:02 +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> > > * Namhyung Kim <namhyung@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > >> But the 'cumulative' (btw, I feel a bit hard to type this word..) is
> > >> different in that it *generates* entries didn't get sampled originally.
> > >> And as it requires callchains, total field will not work if callchains
> > >> are missing.
> > >
> > > Well, 'total' should disappear if it's not available.
> > But what if it's the only sort key user gave?
> Do you mean something like:
> -F self,name -s total
> i.e. if a sort key not displayed?
> I think sort keys should be automatically added to the displayed fields
> This rule is obviously met with the -F total:2,self:1,name:0 kind of
> sorting syntax (you can only sort by fields that get displayed) - if mixed
> with -s then it should be implicit I think.
I'm not sure why you want to add a new -F that adds news way to display fields.
Isn't -s enough for that?
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