[PATCH v11 03/24] perf config: Document variables for 'color' section in man page

From: Taeung Song
Date: Tue Nov 17 2015 - 13:42:56 EST

Explain 'color' section and its variables.

'top', 'medium', 'normal', 'selected',
'code', 'addr' and 'root'.

Cc: Namhyung Kim <namhyung@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Jiri Olsa <jolsa@xxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Taeung Song <treeze.taeung@xxxxxxxxx>
tools/perf/Documentation/perf-config.txt | 44 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
1 file changed, 44 insertions(+)

diff --git a/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-config.txt b/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-config.txt
index dfdab9c..84a982b 100644
--- a/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-config.txt
+++ b/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-config.txt
@@ -98,6 +98,50 @@ Given a $HOME/.perfconfig like this:
order = caller
sort-key = function

+ The variables for customizing the colors used in the output for the
+ 'report', 'top' and annotate in the TUI. They should specify the
+ background and foreground colors, separated by a comma, for example:
+ medium = green, lightgray
+ If you want to use the color configured for you terminal, just leave it
+ as 'default', for example:
+ medium = default, lightgray
+ Available colors:
+ red, green, default, black, blue, white, magenta, lightgray
+ colors.top::
+ 'top' means a overhead percentage which is more than 5%.
+ And values of this variable specify percentage colors.
+ Basic key values are foreground-color 'red' and
+ background-color 'default'.
+ colors.medium::
+ 'medium' means a overhead percentage which has more than 0.5%.
+ Default values are 'green' and 'default'.
+ colors.normal::
+ 'normal' means the rest of overhead percentages
+ except 'top', 'medium', 'selected'.
+ Default values are 'lightgray' and 'default'.
+ colors.selected::
+ This selects the colors for the current entry in a list of entries
+ from sub-commands (top,report,annotate).
+ Default values are 'white' and 'lightgray'.
+ colors.code::
+ Colors for arrows and lines in jumps on assembly code listings
+ such as 'jns','jmp','jane',etc. Default values are 'blue', 'default'.
+ colors.addr::
+ This selects colors for addresses from 'annotate'.
+ Default values are 'magenta', 'default'.
+ colors.root::
+ Colors for headers in the output of a sub-command 'top'.
+ Default values are 'white', 'blue'.

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