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

From: Namhyung Kim
Date: Thu Jul 24 2014 - 11:42:30 EST

On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 10:59 PM, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
<acme@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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?

Okay. Will send v2 tomorrow.

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