Re: [RFC/PATCHSET 00/18] perf report: Add support to accumulate hist periods (v3)

From: Namhyung Kim
Date: Tue Dec 24 2013 - 02:59:14 EST

Hi Arun,

On Mon, 23 Dec 2013 14:46:17 +0530, Arun Sharma wrote:
> On 12/18/13 8:09 PM, Namhyung Kim wrote:
>> Hi Arun,
>> 2013-12-18 (ì), 16:08 +0530, Arun Sharma:
>>> On 12/18/13 3:16 PM, Ingo Molnar wrote:
>>>> My main complaint that any variation of 'cumulative' or 'cumulate' is
>>>> a tongue-twister to users. I certainly won't be able to remember it
>>>> and will have to call up the manpage every time I use it - which will
>>>> be very annoying. I'd probably not use the feature much.
>>> I can remember it, mainly because it's such an unusual word :)
>>> Agree that we could use something simpler/easier to remember.
>>> My other user space projects have been keeping me busy. But still very
>>> interested in this feature. Will test this patch series over the holidays.
>> Thanks in advance for your test and feedback! :)
> Looks great! One of the features I'm missing compared to my earlier
> --sort inclusive series of patches is that, in the --children mode,
> I'd still like to see callchains (at least in --tui). Looks like
> --children and -G -s pid can't be used together in this
> implementation.

Right, it wasn't supported in this version. But I have a plan to add it
in the near future. :)

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