Re: [PATCHSET 0/6] perf tools: Honor column width setting

From: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
Date: Thu Jul 24 2014 - 09:59:50 EST

Em Wed, Jul 09, 2014 at 02:28:08PM +0900, Namhyung Kim escreveu:
> Hello,
> This patchset is to control perf report/top output column width by
> -w/--column-widths option so that it can fit into the terminal size.
> The -w option is there for perf report but it ignored by recent output
> field changed due to some reason. This patchset fixes it and supports
> perf top also.
> This is sometimes useful if your terminal is small and there's some
> C++ applications which have amazingly long symbol names. Without this
> patchset user might not see those symbols on TUI, since it maps
> left/right arrow keys to other functions.
> The -w option sets column width starting from the first column
> (overhead or optional overhead_children column unless -F option is
> given). It doesn't make sense to limit those overhead columns so it's
> not a hard-limit for them. But it *is* a hard-limit for other columns
> such as comm, dso, symbol, and so on. One can use 0 not to
> limit/force a width for those columns.

Due to the issues pointed out, will wait for a v2 patchset, ok?

- Arnaldo
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