Re: [PATCH 0/4] perf: add support for profiling jitted code

From: Stephane Eranian
Date: Wed Feb 11 2015 - 08:18:42 EST


On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 6:39 AM, Peter Zijlstra <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 12:42:41AM +0100, Stephane Eranian wrote:
>> To enable synchronization of the runtime MMAPs with those recorded by
>> the kernel on behalf of the perf tool, the runtime needs to timestamp
>> any record in the dump file using the same time source. The current
>> patch series is relying on Sonny Rao's posix-clock patch series
>> posted on LKML in 2013. The link to the patches is:
> At least for x86 you could use something like this:
> We can re-create the perf_clock() from the tsc with the mult, shift and
> offset provided in the perf userpage.

I had forgotten that I had modified Sonny's patch to use sched_clock(). I will
post V2 using David Ahern's driver instead.

But, we need a portable solution, there are jitted environment on other
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