Re: [PATCH v1 0/2] perf report: Support annotation of code without symbols

From: Jiri Olsa
Date: Thu Feb 20 2020 - 06:56:45 EST

On Thu, Feb 20, 2020 at 08:59:00AM +0800, Jin Yao wrote:
> For perf report on stripped binaries it is currently impossible to do
> annotation. The annotation state is all tied to symbols, but there are
> either no symbols, or symbols are not covering all the code.
> We should support the annotation functionality even without symbols.
> The first patch uses al_addr to print because it's easy to dump
> the instructions from this address in binary for branch mode.
> The second patch supports the annotation on stripped binary.
> Jin Yao (2):
> perf util: Print al_addr when symbol is not found
> perf annotate: Support interactive annotation of code without symbols

looks good, but I'm getting crash when annotating unresolved kernel address:


Samples: 14 of event 'cycles:u', Event count (approx.): 1822321
Overhead Command Shared Object Symbol
26.86% ls [.] __strcoll_l â
17.03% ls ls [.] 0x0000000000008968 â
13.10% ls [unknown] [k] 0xffffffff81c00ae7 â
13.02% ls [.] _dl_cache_libcmp â
12.84% ls [.] _int_malloc â
11.94% ls [.] __memcpy_chk â
5.21% ls [.] __GI___tunables_init â
Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault. â
add_annotate_opt (browser=0xec34a0, act=0x7fffffffabf0, optstr=0x7fffffffab70, ms=0xdbdb60, addr=18446744071591430887) at ui/browsers/hists.c:2500 â
2500 if (ms->map->dso->annotate_warned) â
Missing separate debuginfos, use: dnf debuginfo-install brotli-1.0.7-6.fc31.x86_64 bzip2-libs-1.0.8-1.fc31.x86_64 cyrus-sasl-lib-2.1.27-2.fc31.x86_64 elfutils-debuginfod-client-0.178-7.fc31.x86_64 elfutils-libelf-0.178-7.fc31.x86_64 elfutils-libs-0.178-7.fc31.x86_64 glib2-2.62.5-1.fc31.x86_64 keyutils-libs-1.6-3.fc31.x86_64 krb5-libs-1.17-46.fc31.x86_64 libbabeltrace-1.5.7-2.fc31.x86_64 libcap-2.26-6.fc31.x86_64 libcom_err-1.45.5-1.fc31.x86_64 libcurl-7.66.0-1.fc31.x86_64 libgcc-9.2.1-1.fc31.x86_64 libidn2-2.3.0-1.fc31.x86_64 libnghttp2-1.40.0-1.fc31.x86_64 libpsl-0.21.0-2.fc31.x86_64 libselinux-2.9-5.fc31.x86_64 libssh-0.9.3-1.fc31.x86_64 libunwind-1.3.1-5.fc31.x86_64 libuuid-2.34-4.fc31.x86_64 libxcrypt-4.4.14-1.fc31.x86_64 libzstd-1.4.4-1.fc31.x86_64 openldap-2.4.47-3.fc31.x86_64 openssl-libs-1.1.1d-2.fc31.x86_64 pcre-8.43-3.fc31.x86_64 pcre2-10.34-6.fc31.x86_64 perl-libs-5.30.1-449.fc31.x86_64 popt-1.16-18.fc31.x86_64 python2-libs-2.7.17-1.fc31.x86_64 slang-2.3.2-6.fc31.x86_64 xz-libs-5.2.4-6.fc31.x86_64 zlib-1.2.11-20.fc31.x86_64 â
(gdb) bt â
#0 add_annotate_opt (browser=0xec34a0, act=0x7fffffffabf0, optstr=0x7fffffffab70, ms=0xdbdb60, addr=18446744071591430887) at ui/browsers/hists.c:2500 â
#1 0x000000000061caf9 in perf_evsel__hists_browse (evsel=0xc58860, nr_events=1, helpline=0xef69f0 "Tip: Show current config key-value pairs: perf config --list", left_exits=false, hbt=0x0, min_pcnt=0, â
env=0xc5c7b0, warn_lost_event=true, annotation_opts=0x7fffffffb518) at ui/browsers/hists.c:3265 â
#2 0x000000000061dbc2 in perf_evlist__tui_browse_hists (evlist=0xc55ed0, help=0xef69f0 "Tip: Show current config key-value pairs: perf config --list", hbt=0x0, min_pcnt=0, env=0xc5c7b0, warn_lost_event=true, â
annotation_opts=0x7fffffffb518) at ui/browsers/hists.c:3569 â
#3 0x00000000004511e4 in report__browse_hists (rep=0x7fffffffb380) at builtin-report.c:630 â
#4 0x00000000004521db in __cmd_report (rep=0x7fffffffb380) at builtin-report.c:975 â
#5 0x000000000045444a in cmd_report (argc=0, argv=0x7fffffffd820) at builtin-report.c:1540 â
#6 0x00000000004e384a in run_builtin (p=0xa5b370 <commands+240>, argc=1, argv=0x7fffffffd820) at perf.c:312 â
#7 0x00000000004e3ab7 in handle_internal_command (argc=1, argv=0x7fffffffd820) at perf.c:364 â
#8 0x00000000004e3bfe in run_argv (argcp=0x7fffffffd67c, argv=0x7fffffffd670) at perf.c:408 â
#9 0x00000000004e3fca in main (argc=1, argv=0x7fffffffd820) at perf.c:538 â
(gdb) â