[PATCH 14/16] perf tools: Suggest using -f to override perf.data file ownership message

From: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
Date: Tue Jul 08 2014 - 15:04:28 EST

From: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@xxxxxxxxxx>

# id
uid=0(root) gid=0(root) groups=0(root)
# ls -la perf.data
-rw-------. 1 acme acme 20720 Jul 8 11:35 perf.data


# perf report
file perf.data not owned by current user or root


# perf report
File perf.data not owned by current user or root (use -f to override)

Suggested-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Adrian Hunter <adrian.hunter@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: David Ahern <dsahern@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Don Zickus <dzickus@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Jiri Olsa <jolsa@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Mike Galbraith <efault@xxxxxx>
Cc: Namhyung Kim <namhyung@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Stephane Eranian <eranian@xxxxxxxxxx>
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/n/tip-0j2wuuegnhv3gljbil8ld6kx@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Signed-off-by: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@xxxxxxxxxx>
tools/perf/util/data.c | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/tools/perf/util/data.c b/tools/perf/util/data.c
index 55de44ecebef..ee370a7f2444 100644
--- a/tools/perf/util/data.c
+++ b/tools/perf/util/data.c
@@ -65,7 +65,7 @@ static int open_file_read(struct perf_data_file *file)
goto out_close;

if (!file->force && st.st_uid && (st.st_uid != geteuid())) {
- pr_err("file %s not owned by current user or root\n",
+ pr_err("File %s not owned by current user or root (use -f to override)\n",
goto out_close;

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