Re: [PATCH 22/27] perf tools: Enable --children option by default

From: Andres Freund
Date: Mon Jul 28 2014 - 15:32:04 EST


On 2014-05-29 12:58:25 +0900, Namhyung Kim wrote:
> Now perf top and perf report will show children column by default if
> it has callchain information.
> Requested-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Tested-by: Rodrigo Campos <rodrigo@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Tested-by: Arun Sharma <asharma@xxxxxx>
> Acked-by: Jiri Olsa <jolsa@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@xxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Namhyung Kim <namhyung@xxxxxxxxxx>

Stupid question: Why? This breaks user's usage pattern in a rather
significant way because the new output is pretty much entirely useless
in many cases, especially for userland programs. I think the new option
is great, but why is it suddenly the default?


Andres Freund
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