Re: [PATCH] perf tools: Fix JIT profiling on heap

From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Tue Jan 21 2014 - 09:16:32 EST

* Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > Right. But in this case we cannot determine whether a symbol in
> > the /tmp/perf-... file is a function or variable.
> That is why we would then need to have separate /tmp/perf-... files,
> disambiguated by an extension, one for text addresses, another for
> data ones.
> Or change the format to match /proc/kallsyms, which probably is what
> we should've done from day one...

Yeah. Using the same format would be lovely. The parser could try to
detect the new one and could fall back to the old format?

> Detecting the format change would be trivial, as we would find 3
> tokens in the new format, instead of the current 2.



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