Re: [RFC PATCH] Perf Bench: Locking Microbenchmark

From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Thu Oct 09 2014 - 03:21:58 EST

* Tuan Bui <tuan.d.bui@xxxxxx> wrote:

> > > +static const struct option options[] = {
> > > + OPT_UINTEGER('s', "start", &start_nr_threads, "Numbers of processes to start"),
> > > + OPT_UINTEGER('e', "end", &end_nr_threads, "Numbers of process to end"),
> > > + OPT_UINTEGER('i', "increment", &increment_threads_by, "Number of threads to increment)"),
> > > + OPT_UINTEGER('r', "runtime", &bench_dur, "Specify benchmark runtime in seconds"),
> > > + OPT_END()
> > > +};
> >
> > Is this the kind of parameters that AIM7 takes as well?
> >
> > In any case, this is a very nice benchmarking utility.
> Yes these parameters are similar to what AIM7 take except for
> the runtime parameter. AIM7 does not have the option to
> specify how long the benchmark will run. Also in AIM7 you can
> also specify numbers of jobs per run which i did not include
> since i added a runtime parameter for the benchmark.

It might make sense to add that parameter - which would only be
allowed if no runtime is specified, or so.

I.e. to make it as easy for people to use this new tool when they
come with AIM7 benchmarking knowledge.


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